Snake Buttress Rock Climbing
Doug Reed on The Racist (5.13b), Endless Wall. Ph...
This wall is home to several New River Gorge classic sport climbs. Most of this wall collects lots of sunshine, so avoid it during the warmer times of year.
From the Honeymooners ladders head upstream, drop down in front of the boulder that has a couple of three bolt routes that look craptacular and up to the base of The Classic 11's Discombobulated and Legacy.
Weather station 5.2 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Snake Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snake Buttress:
Legacy 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 90'
Dissonance 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Dial 911 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
The Racist 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For Snake Buttress
Discombobulated 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Snake Buttress
This climb looks like it is just a tall climb from the ground. However, when you get on this bad-boy you quickly find out that there is a heinous crux between the second and third bolt. Fortunately you have a sweet no-hands rest (if you can battle away the spiders) in a pod at an obvious sport above the 3rd bolt. Pumpy climbing continues above on undercling with long reaches between sloping edges with bad feet. Finally keep you head fight the pump and work over the last buldge (if you mess up th...[more] Browse More Classics in WV