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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 upstream keeping the rock to your left. Five minutes you'll see a clearing with stellar cracks in the wall. This is Burning Buttress.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 5) Burning Buttress

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Sun & Shade

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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Jeremy Steck
Salt Lake City, UT
Jeremy Steck   Salt Lake City, UT
In the heat of the summer, this area stays in the shade until about noon. Sep 25, 2007