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Snake Buttress

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Bullet the New Sky S 
Dial 911 S 
Discombobulated S 
Dissonance S 
Doug Reed Warmup S 
Legacy S 
Mississippi Burning S 
New World Order S 
Pocket Route S 
Racist, The S 
Rock Lobster T 
S.T.A.N.C. T 
Silent but Deadly S 
Stolen Kisses T 
Sugar Bubbas S 

Snake Buttress Rock Climbing 

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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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snake Buttress:
S.T.A.N.C.   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
Rock Lobster   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad   
Sugar Bubbas   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Legacy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Discombobulated   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Mississippi Burning   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
New World Order   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
Bullet the New Sky   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 80'   
Dial 911   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pocket Route   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Dissonance   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Racist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Adam Bomb bearing down on the high crux of Dial 91...

Dial 911 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Snake Buttress
Dial is one of the Most sought after five thirteens at The New, and deservedly so. This route is an absolute classic up some of the nicest sandstone I've ever seen. Start climbing up the easy slab for 25 feet to gain the start of the long series of crux moves up the perfect orange and black streaked face. Crank the first thin crux to gain a rest on some jugs below the first roof. After a nice shake, crank up to the glued on (but original) hold to gain match on a big sloper. Crank up out the fina...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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