Elevation: 400 ft
GPS: 40.575, -111.758 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: James Garrett on Jun 20, 2006 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

Never crowded, this is the buttress just to the west of The Thumb and to the east of Altered States Gully. The rock on the Eastern side is less weathered than on the south face and less vegetated as well.

Getting There

Approach as for the Thumb trail. Routes which are wholly on the Westwind Buttress start just to the right of the Thumb gully.

14 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Westwind Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A2- PG13
 3
Empty Plate
Trad, Aid 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Check the Technique
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Expect No Mercy
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Sacrifice
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 7
Separation Anxiety
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Last of The Summer Wine
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Empty Plate
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A2- PG13 Trad, Aid 5 pitches
Check the Technique
 18
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Expect No Mercy
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Sacrifice
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Separation Anxiety
 7
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Last of The Summer Wine
 5
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
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