Spiderman buttress is home to many classic moderate climbs. As one of the most popular "backside" areas there is often a wait for the most popular routes here (spiderman). Climbs here have a spectacular backdrop of cascade peaks.
Head down the main trail, cross the river, and go past the dihedrals and main area. Take the trail up to asterik pass and scramble over the top. Head right (north) along climber's trails and follow signs to the west facing buttress.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Spiderman Buttress:
First Ascent Crack 5.4 Trad, 1 pitch, 25 feet
Squashed Spider 5.7 Sport, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Spiderman 5.7 Trad, 3 pitches, 180 feet, Grade II
In Harm's Way 5.7 Trad, 2 pitches
Spiderman Variation 5.7 Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Out of Harm's Way 5.8 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Explosive Energy Child 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Featured Route For Spiderman Buttress
Spiderman 5.7 OR : Smith Rock : Spiderman Buttress
Spiderman is one of the great moderate trad climbs at Smith. This crack on the tuft is surprisingly solid and has some surprisingly exciting moves for such an moderately graded climb.Pitch 1: 5.6 Begin on the right side of a large ramp. climb up a right angling crack to a bolted anchor on the left. . . or continue on and link up pitch 2Pitch 2: 5.7 Continue up the hand crack in the dihedral above. Belay at bolt anchors on the face.Pitch 3: 5.7 From the belay move left into a seam that quic...[more] Browse More Classics in OR