The southern buttress has a larger left-hand (southern) section and a smaller right-hand (northern) section. Routes will be described from left (toward Bridgeport) to right (north).
See the introduction page for driving directions to this crag. The approach from Highway 395 takes only a couple of minutes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Buttress:
Walker Texas Ranger 5.5 Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Luke Skywalker 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
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Walker Texas Ranger 5.5 CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : South Buttress
The left (south) aspect of the South Buttress has a pretty loose base of scree. Wade about 30 feet up the left side of the buttress on the loose scree to reach a niche. Climb up and right (toward the road) out of the niche along a flake (small cams) to a stance. Climb up the arÍte above past two bolts to a communal anchor. Rappel with one rope....[more] Browse More Classics in CA