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Routes in Battle of the Bulge Buttress

3 Strikes You're Out T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Air Swedin T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c R
Battle of the Bulge T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Big Baby, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Black Corner T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Bloombagged Again T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Cal and Andy's Route T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Cave Route T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Christmas Tree T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Crack Attack T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Digital Readout T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Disco Machine Gun T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Dogs in Space T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Down in Albion T 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c R
Elbow Vices T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fat Boy Slim T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Hole in the Wall T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Jagged Wedge, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Jane Fonda's Total Body Workout T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Last Battle, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Like a Prayer T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c R
Mayes, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Moon Also Rises, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Mystery Machine, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Our Piece of Real Estate T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pigs In Space T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Quarter of a Man T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Railroad Tracks T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Ruby's Cafe T 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Ruins Crack T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Seppuku Flake T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Swedin-Ringle T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Think Pink T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown w/ 2 bolt RF corner T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Unnamed 5.10 LF flake in deep corner T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnamed 5.11 (Just R of the Mayes) T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Unnamed 5.11- just L of Last Battle T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Unnamed RF hands to tips T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Warm-up T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Description

This area is around the corner from Donnelly Canyon and generally faces the road (just over 4 miles past Newspaper Rock). It tends to be less crowded (just barely) than Supercrack Buttress since most climbs here are slightly more difficult.

Good climbs at this wall include its name sake, Big Baby, Crack Attack and many more. Nearly every climb at this wall is superb.

Getting There

Parking can be had either at the major parking lot at the mouth of Donnelly Canyon or a few hundred feet further down the road on the opposite side of the cliff. If you are parking further down the road, there is a cairn that marks the beginning of one approach the takes you to roughly the center of the wall. The trail from the major lot puts you at the south (right as you face it) end of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Battle of the Bulge Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 117
Pigs In Space
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 279
Railroad Tracks
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 344
Cave Route
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 129
Think Pink
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 169
Our Piece of Real Estate
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 207
Crack Attack
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 88
Jane Fonda's Total Body Workout
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 152
Battle of the Bulge
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 101
Black Corner
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 129
3 Strikes You're Out
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 82
The Big Baby
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 95
Quarter of a Man
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 143
Swedin-Ringle
Trad
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 48
Digital Readout
Trad
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 43
Ruby's Cafe
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pigs In Space
 117
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Railroad Tracks
 279
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Cave Route
 344
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Think Pink
 129
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Our Piece of Real Estate
 169
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Crack Attack
 207
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Jane Fonda's Total Body Wor…
 88
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Battle of the Bulge
 152
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Black Corner
 101
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
3 Strikes You're Out
 129
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
The Big Baby
 82
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Quarter of a Man
 95
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Swedin-Ringle
 143
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Digital Readout
 48
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
Ruby's Cafe
 43
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad
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Grant Gerhard
Las Vegas, NV
Grant Gerhard   Las Vegas, NV
HELP! My friend took a nasty whipper and had to go to the ER, in short I left a size 9 pair of Astroman's and some quickdraws at the base of a climb at Battle of the Bulge. If anyone finds them I would be supremely grateful/can Venmo/Paypal. PM me Mar 23, 2015
FOUND: #4 Camalot. Maybe on Big Baby? Friday, 3/9? PM me with the colors! Mar 13, 2018

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