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Premier Buttress

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Premier Buttress 


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Location: 36.59138, -118.23394 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 10, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Premier Buttress, Whitney Portal
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Description 

This is the large buttress seen to the north above the campground.


Getting There 

To approach this crag, park at a dirt road on the north side of the Whitney Portal Road, across from Whitney Portal Campground. This is just before the Whitney Portal Road makes a switch back.
Follow this road to a corral, continue up to the crag.


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Premier Buttress:
Premier Route 5.10c or 5.8 A0   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 520'   
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Lori's Little Layback 5.10

Lori's Little Layback 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Premier Buttress
More like "Lori's Burly, Sustained, High-Quality, Awesome Layback".A beautiful left-facing corner on the left-most edge of the Premier Buttress. Scramble up behind a prominent 20' tall fir tree to the base of the corner. The route starts at finger size and eventually opens up to hands. The wall slants away to the left, giving the whole route an overhanging feel. Good exposure and excellent protection opportunities. Very sustained, with a solitary rest stance at about 1/3 height. Ends at a bolt...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Whitney Portal, Premier Buttress
BETA PHOTO: Whitney Portal, Premier Buttress
Premier Route 5.10c or 5.8 A0 - Pitches and Rappels Marked - The new bolts make the Rap line super sure.  It is a rope stretcher. Double 60's to get down.  Beware rope eating crack at the start of R3.
BETA PHOTO: Premier Route 5.10c or 5.8 A0 - Pitches and Rappel...
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By outdooreric
From: Lyons, CO
Apr 8, 2007

The corral has been replaced by some kind of maintenance storage yard. There were some abandoned trash cans as well as some other various industrial refuse items strewn about; no corral however.