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Wild Rose Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Nice white granite crag shortly before the South Lake dam. Cracks and a few new face routes above a small aspen forest on the southeast facing slope opposite the road.

Getting There 

See the Marty Lewis guide or the old '88 eastside guide.

Climbing Season

For the Bishop Area area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wild Rose Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wild Rose Buttress:
Bob-Bob-a-Ramp   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Blackwater   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Tom Polasek on Ass Pin at Wild Rose Buttress.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Wild Rose Buttress near South Lake, above Bishop. ...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Overview of the Wild Rose Buttress as seen from So...
BETA PHOTO: Overview of the Wild Rose Buttress as seen from So...
Rock Climbing Photo: Over & Out at Wild Rose Buttress.
Over & Out at Wild Rose Buttress.

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By Bryan G
From: Yosemite
Aug 27, 2011
It should be mentioned that this is called Wild Rose Buttress because of the many wild (and thorny!) rose bushes that guard the base. They are mostly on the left side of the formation, which is also where most of the climbs are. It looked like they were at one point trimmed back, but have since regrown.

I suppose making your rappel into a thicket of rose bushes lends a certain amount of 'character' to the place.

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