Wild Rose Buttress Rock Climbing
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BETA PHOTO: Overview of the Wild Rose Buttress as viewed from ...
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.
See the Marty Lewis guide or the old '88 eastside guide.
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]
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BETA PHOTO: Wild Rose Buttress near South Lake, above Bishop. ...
BETA PHOTO: Overview of the Wild Rose Buttress as seen from So...
Over & Out at Wild Rose Buttress.
By Bryan G
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.