Elevation: 1,905 ft
GPS: 38.052, -81.033 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on May 18, 2007 with improvements by Ivan-Tycho Swart
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
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Description

Easy bolted lines are the only thing in short supply here. From difficult, slabby sport lines to corners and roofs, to beautiful plumbline cracks- Burning Buttress has something for almost everyone. Known for its concentration of quality 5.10 gear lines foremost, but also a good destination for the >5.12 sport climber.

Getting There

From The Brain, head *downstream* keeping the rock to your left. Five minutes you'll see a clearing with stellar cracks in the wall. This is Burning Buttress.

17 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at 5) Burning Buttress

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Routes Mostly Face: South · Southwest · West
Sunny Roughly 11am to 6pm during high season
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Details: The sun for Burning Buttress depends on where you're at. The left portion of the area faces mostly west, so the sun doesn't hit the wall until early afternoon. Routes from East Meets West to the right get earlier sun- 10 to 11 depending on the season.

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