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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

For the Ibex area.

Weather station 20.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',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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Featured Route For Wind Buttress
Lightning Wind

Lightning Wind 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  UT : Ibex : Wind Buttress
Named after a howling electrical storm, Lightning Wind climbs two pitches of solid, Ibex-style rock through a crack system and over a delicate, difficult face. The route is fluid and consistent until its very end when it exits at a committing finish and funky bulge. P1: Climb a thin, well protected crack to a small belay ledge at a two bolt anchor. Fun and straight forward. (5.9) 100 feetP2: Break right off the belay and onto a thin, tense face. Follow this up, passing bol...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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