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Pedestal Buttress

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
All The Way T 
Angle of the Dangle T 
Assume the Position T,TR 
Beginning, The T,TR 
Birch Tree Crack T,TR 
Blow-up T,TR 
Chimney's End T,TR 
Condolences T 
Congratulations T,TR 
Creation Crack T 
D.L.F.A T 
Dog, The TR 
Dyslexia TR 
End Of The End, The TR 
End, The T,TR 
Evelyn Bites The Crust TR 
F4 Ledges T 
Flake Route T,TR 
Golden Ledges T 
Hourglass T,TR 
Hourglass Direct TR 
Ironmongers T 
Ironmongers Super Direct T,TR 
Lethe T 
Lower Diagonal T,TR 
Modern Art TR 
Pedestal, The T,TR 
Pete's Lament TR 
Pine Box T 
Rich and Famous TR 
Sometime Crack T,TR 
Sometime Direct T 
Sometimes Left Side TR 
Sometimes Right T 
Stretcher, The TR 
Sweatshop T,TR 
Upper Diagonal T,TR 
Welfare Line TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Pedestal Buttress 


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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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Description 

The Pedestal Buttress is a 50 foot high buttress containing arount 20 very good climbs that are easily accessed. Routes like Birch Tree Crack (5.8) and Upper Diagonal (5.9) see a lot of traffic, and there's even a two-pitch climb, The Pedestal (5.4), that's great for practicing a lead traverse. This is another wall that will fill up by 9am on the weekends, so get here early.


Getting There 

To get to the Pedestal Buttress hike the CCC Trail to "T" in the trail at The Monster. Turn left at The Monster and continue up (northwest) until you reach a second "T". Straight ahead is Pedestal Buttress.


38 Total Routes


['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',5],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',7],['5.12',7],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pedestal Buttress:
The Pedestal   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR   
Condolences   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Birch Tree Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lower Diagonal   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Upper Diagonal   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   
The Stretcher   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
The End   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, TR   
Sometime Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Congratulations   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR   
The End Of The End   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 50'   
Sometime Direct   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Trad, 60'   
Flake Route   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Trad, TR   
Golden Ledges   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad   
D.L.F.A   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 29 pitches, 290'   
Rich and Famous   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     TR, 40'   
Sometimes Left Side   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Dog   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Angle of the Dangle   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 50'   
Hourglass Direct   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR   
All The Way   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch   
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