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Rico Suave Buttress

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Good Old Days, The T 
Grit and Bear It S 
Not on the First Date S 
Nude Brute S 
Out of the Bag S 
Pockets of Resistance S 
Preparation H S 
Rico Sauve S 
Sand in My Crack (Cuddle Monkey) T 
Second Thoughts T 
Totally Tammy S 

Rico Suave Buttress  


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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 18, 2007
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Description 

Great climbing. A worthwhile trip anytime but Summer.

Summer: Poison Ivy Alert. Do not hike in to climb here without long pants, socks, and shoes that you are prepared to wash immediatly after exit from this area.

Getting There 

Head east from Butcher's Branch, or west from the Glory Hole, brave the Poison Ivy forest and enjoy!

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.8 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',1],['>=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 Rico Suave Buttress:
Sand in My Crack (Cuddle Monkey)   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Good Old Days   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Rico Sauve   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   
Totally Tammy   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Second Thoughts   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Not on the First Date   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Out of the Bag   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Pockets of Resistance   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Preparation H   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
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Featured Route For Rico Suave Buttress
In the 2nd crux

Out of the Bag 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Rico Suave Buttress
Start by climbing straight up over good holds in horizontal cracks. Head up and right aiming for the base of a short, shallow left facing corner. Work your way up using the corner to reach a good hold in a horizontal(beginning of a long crux). Clip the bolt and use small crimps to gain a stance. Continue on small crimps until you reach a good flake. From here, great holds to the finish under the roof. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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