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Severity Buttress

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Severity Buttress  

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Climbers on the far right side of Severity Buttres...


This is actually a continuation of the Syringe, but has a distinct summit and is a much wider wall than the Syringe Proper. The two are separated by a shallow gully to the right of Lakeshore Loon.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Syringe but take a right as you get into the gully.

Climbing Season

Weather station 20.1 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Severity Buttress:
Huggin' The Hardpan   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   
Severity Disparity   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'   
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Severity Disparity 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  UT : Ibex : Severity Buttress
This is a two pitch line with fun traversing on bolts and a nice finger crack with lots of edges and boulder problems. The second pitch is all bolts with mellow 5.11 climbing - assuming you spot the right holds. It is easy to lead pitch 2 then lower off and let the other climber lead it, cleaning as they lower....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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