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Description 

The tall, thin wall between the Madness and Shadow Buttresses. This crag has a handful of routes following face and crack features to the summit. Close to 200 feet tall, the buttress has a minimum of 2 pitches per line. Rock quality is good and consistent.

Getting There 

Drive past the main parking and bouldering area to a pullout just after the Quartermoon Buttress. Look for the thinner formation sandwiched between two larger buttresses, defined by two deep chimney clefts. Follow a light foot path to the base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 20.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wind Buttress:
Tunnel Of Love   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Entering the Tunnel

Tunnel Of Love 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  UT : Ibex : Wind Buttress
Pitch 1: Climb pitch 1 of Lightning Wind.5.9, 30m.Pitch 2: Clip first bolt of Pitch 2 Lightning Wind then traverse right into tunnel. Mostly bolts for protection to two bolt belay. 10a, 30m.Pitch 3: Continue straight up right facing corner to arete, all bolts for protection to two bolt belay atop diamonds. 10b, 30m....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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