These two small granite buttresses are located alongside Highway 395 between the towns of Bridgeport and Walker, California. The cliffs are clearly visible from the highway, are on the west side of the road and get morning sun. The approach to either buttress takes just a couple of minutes from the parking areas. Approximately 0.6 miles separates the North and South Buttresses.
From the south:
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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 ar๊te above past two bolts to a communal anchor. Rappel with one rope....[more] Browse More Classics in CA