Battle of the Bulge Buttress Rock Climbing
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This area is around the corner from Donnelly Canyon and generally faces the road (just over 4 miles past Newspaper Rock). It tends to be less crowded (just barely) than Supercrack Buttress since most climbs here are slightly more difficult.
Good climbs at this wall include its name sake, Big Baby, Crack Attack and many more. Nearly every climb at this wall is superb.
Parking can be had either at the major parking lot at the mouth of Donnelly Canyon or a few hundred feet further down the road on the opposite side of the cliff. If you are parking further down the road, there is a cairn that marks the beginning of one approach the takes you to roughly the center of the wall. The trail from the major lot puts you at the south (right as you face it) end of the wall.
Weather station 13.1 miles from here
39 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Battle of the Bulge Buttress:
Air Swedin 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Battle of the Bulge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c UT
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This route follows an obvious right-facing corner through a slight bulge (hence the name). It is easy to identify as you walk along the base of the wall, and can be picked out from the Donnelly Canyon parking lot. Look for a right-facing corner that starts atop a block. It is vertical for a bit, then goes to less than vertical before it heads through the slight bulge. The route has two sets of anchors: climbing to the upper set is less contrived but the upper part of the route is slightly l...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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By Grant Gerhard
From: Denver, CO
Mar 23, 2015
HELP! My friend took a nasty whipper and had to go to the ER, in short I left a size 9 pair of Astroman's and some quickdraws at the base of a climb at Battle of the Bulge. If anyone finds them I would be supremely grateful/can Venmo/Paypal. PM me