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Supercrack Buttress is probably the most popular/crowded area at Indian Creek. Some of the most famous cracks in the desert are here - Supercrack, Incredible Handcrack, Coyne Crack, etc. Expect stellar climbing with good protection and a casual approach, but don't expect solitude.
From the main parking area about 4 miles past Newspaper Rock, Supercrack Buttress will be obvious. Follow a well worn trail to the base, and look for the crowds to mark the start of most routes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Supercrack Buttress:
Twin Cracks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Super Surprised 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Supercrack of the Desert 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches
Keyhole Flake 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
No Name Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Gorilla 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
3AM Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Incredible Hand Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Bad Rad Duality 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
The Wave 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Anasazi 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Binge and Purge 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Wild Works of Fire 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Amaretto Corner 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
The On-Slot 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Fingers In A Lightsocket 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Too Much Cake 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Coyne Crack 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
International Affair 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 50'
Left Affair 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Supercrack Buttress
The Wave 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress
This beautiful lieback crack is positioned right in the middle of Supercrack buttress, somewhere right of Gorilla, and somewhat left of Coyne. Look for a large left leaning lieback with a couple of bulges interspersed with killer rests. The left hand wall is a really cool rippled rock that looks like little waves or small dunes on a beach. Start on a small pedestal and jam up the corner for a ways before busting into a lieback over a bulge. Easy, low angle climbing leads to another liebacking bu...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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