Poe Buttress Rock Climbing
Peter Prandoni, upper crack section of Mississippi...
Poe Buttress is an amazing crag with climbs predominantly in the advanced difficulty range. This crag may contain the highest percentage of classic routes in the area; however, there is little in the low-end difficulty range for beginners here. If you climb here, you will get a workout.
Poe Buttress is located to the West of Cynical Pinnacle & Block Tower. You can approach similarly as for the above, but you must branch off left shortly before Cynical Pinnacle.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Poe Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Poe Buttress:
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Brothers in Arms 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b CO
: South Platte
: ... : Poe Buttress
Aptly named, and one of the best and most challenging finger cracks in the Front Range. BIA takes the R-diagonal splitter just right of The Maelstrom (see that route for approach description).The initial 20 feet is a very strenuous, technical set of moves, and requires a lot of work fishing in the gear. Hope that there is at least one fixed wire. After that, the climbing only gets harder and harder- sustained, technical finger jamming with marginal feet which goes on and on, until ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
By Leo Paik
From: Westminster, Colorado
Mar 5, 2012
From Mike Morin (JeffCo OS ranger): right now the entire area is closed, including the Sunshine Wall, Hall of Mirrors, and Poe Buttress, pending a determination of where the birds nest this year.