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Routes in Upper Mother's Buttress

3-D T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Crab Head Poseidon God S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Doppelgänger T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Flight Without Wings T,S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Goremanghast T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
In Search of Don Juan T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lady Boy Show T,S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Questions and Answers T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Steerpike T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Sugi T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Super Dyke T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Throbbing Gristle Project T,S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Unknown 5.9+ T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
White Cross aka Titus Groan T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Elevation: 350 ft
GPS: 38.814, -108.619 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jesse Zacher on Oct 25, 2007
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description [Suggest Change]

This is where the longer, high quality routes exist. Steep walls with good rock. Be careful of the rap down the drainage.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Walk past Middle Mother, the routes start in the drainage.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper Mother's Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 32
Questions and Answers
Trad 3 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Doppelgänger
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
Throbbing Gristle Project
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Questions and Answers
 32
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Doppelgänger
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Throbbing Gristle Project
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad, Sport
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Jesse Zacher
Grand Junction, Co
Jesse Zacher   Grand Junction, Co  
The new route, Doppelganger, offers a save direct rap for any of the lines on the Mother's Buttresses. To find the raps, you have to go 60 feet up canyon from the top of Questions and Answers. At a prow, there is a large dead pinyon pine. The anchors are slightly lower than the lip. A 70m rope will work for the first rap, but you need double ropes for the final two. Dec 6, 2010

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