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Raindance Buttress  


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Submitted By: Orphaned on Apr 14, 2007
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Description 

Raindance Buttress is a section of broken wall located to the left of the Davidson Wall, sort of in a kink in the canyon wall. The rock might look a bit shattered, but an ascent of Raindance via lead or TR is WELL worth your time.

Getting There 

After hiking down from the parking lot, head around to the far (east) side of the canyon and then rap in from the rim north of the Davidson Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.3 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Raindance Buttress:
Raindance   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Featured Route For Raindance Buttress
John Groth on Raindance

Raindance 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Paradise Forks : Raindance Buttress
Raindance is a classic route... I was skeptical but it is really good. Well left of the Davidson Wall and just right of the black rock near the pond, partly obscured by trees. Climb up an obvious feature through the trees and over a roof, then continue up really good rock via discontinuous cracks. A great climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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John on Raindance
John on Raindance
moving into upper crack
moving into upper crack
following josh's lead on only nuts and hexes
following josh's lead on only nuts and hexes

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