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The Second Buttress is the large buttress just north of the first. There are an innumerable number of routes especially on the right side. However, only the classics are shown here
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Second Buttress:
Left End Corners 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
Whatever 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 115'
Chucky Cheese 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 325'
Needs a Bolt 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 180'
Angles Away 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Journey through Gwondonaland 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Johnny Rotten 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 2 pitches
Back for Seconds 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Big Top project 5.13+ 8b 30 X- E7 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Left End Corners 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c CO : Gunnison : ... : Second Buttress
An excellent outing on the far left side of the second buttress. This can be done at either 5.6 or 5.8, depending on the precise line. I'll describe the 5.8 line - the 5.6 line goes left on the second pitch and avoids the final corner (Resom).P1: Climb up easy rock about 50' to a big ledge.P2: Go right to a nice crack - Malloy incorrectly shows Chuck E Cheese going up this crack in the photo. The hardest part is getting started (5.7 or so). You can stay near the right edge of th...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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