Second Buttress Rock Climbing
Another great crag at Kootenai, the 2nd Buttress hosts a few classics such as Venus de Milo and the more popular Pleasant Surprise. At the 2nd Buttress you will find a good handful of routes both sport and traditional.
To get to the 2nd Buttress, continue on trail past 1st Butress. Just past The Dam on the right there is a very developed trail, follow this to get to the base of the routes.
Climbing Season For the Kootenai Canyon area.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Second Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Second Buttress:
Flying Time 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Second Buttress
Flying Time 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b MT
: Kootenai Canyon
: Second Buttress
This route starts up an awkward slab to a large ledge. Shake out here and then start into the roof on a mix of jugs, slopers, and crimps. Good beta will make the crux seem much easier than without it, but thats half the fun. Cut your feet at the top for some amazing flying time!...[more] Browse More Classics in MT