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Routes in Manure Pile Buttress (aka Ranger Rock)

After Seven T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
After Six T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
C.S. Concerto T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Commissioner Buttress T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fecophilia T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Haley's Comet T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Jump for Joy T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Just Do-do It T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mouse King T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Nutcracker T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nutcracker 5.9 Start Variation T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Renus Wrinkle T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Access Issue: Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details

Description

Manure Pile Buttress (sort of an unfortunate name for a nice crag) is a fun 600 foot formation with some nice moderate routes. An easy approach and descent makes it quite popular with climbers and you'll likely have company if you climb here. The most popular route here is easily Nutcracker, a six-pitch fun-fest that starts on the center-right side.

Getting There

Manure Pile is located just east of El Capitan, on the north side of the Valley. It has it's own parking lot and bear boxes now.

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The mosquitoes are VICIOUS at the base of this wall... BRING THE BUG SPRAY!! Aug 14, 2006

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