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Routes in g. The Great Buttress

Dean's List S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dean's List (arête variation) S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Open Book T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Tales from the Crypt T,S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Three Buttresses (first pitch) T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Three Buttresses (first pitch, variation 2) T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Shared By: Tim Schafstall on May 16, 2008
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Kyle Stapp
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Description

The Great Buttress is the tallest section of High Rocks cliffs and contains several nice routes. The section is identified by Cactus Ledge, the nice ledge with bolted belays approximately 50 feet up. Please be careful to not trample the cactus on Cactus Ledge. Cactus Ledge can be accessed by 4th-low 5th class ramps on the left side or by climbing Open Book (5.2G), a nice beginner lead.

Getting There

Follow the trail along the base of the cliff to the tallest section of rock with a ledge and prominent cedar tree approximately 50 feet up. The bolts on Tales from the Crypt (5.10a) are plainly visible from the trail.

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