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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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Location: 38.05474, -81.05704 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',4],['5.12',3],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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   
Legacy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Sugar Bubbas   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Discombobulated   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Doug Reed Warmup   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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'   
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'   
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'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Legacy laced

Legacy 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Snake Buttress
Beautiful route! Lots of big reaches to good holds down low leads to a small roof. pull the roof and begin the right arching crack line. keep trending right on crimps and up to next roof. here you have an option to continue right and finish straight up to make the route 11a, or trend left on a different line of bolts for the 11d finish. No distiguisable crux on this route with good rests at each bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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