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.
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Check the Technique
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Expect No Mercy
Trad 3 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
Separation Anxiety
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Check the Technique
 11
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Expect No Mercy
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Separation Anxiety
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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