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Routes in (t) Kiss of the Lepers Buttress

Climb, The S,TR 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
First Kiss S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
French Kiss S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Groove Thang S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Elevation: 3,043 ft
GPS: 44.372, -121.143 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: JohnK on Aug 24, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

Description

The Kiss of the Lepers Buttress is the distinct formation due north of Monkey Face featuring three huge blocks that staircase up from the river.
Kiss of the Lepers Buttress Closed Feb-Aug Details

Getting There

After a long hike from the parking lot to where the trail forks at the west base of Monkey Face take the hikers trail downhill and north, descending slightly, until you reach the base of the first major formation - the beginning of Kiss of the Lepers Buttress.

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Classic Climbing Routes at (t) Kiss of the Lepers Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
First Kiss
Sport 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Groove Thang
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
French Kiss
Sport 2 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
The Climb
Sport, TR 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
First Kiss 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 5 pitches
Groove Thang 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
French Kiss 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
The Climb 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, TR 4 pitches
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