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Elevation: 734 ft
GPS: 43.80386, -71.84992
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Shared By: Lee Hansche on Oct 29, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall

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The Buffalo Pit has undergone a huge transformation in the last couple of seasons (2016/2017) mostly thanks to the Rumney Climbers Association purchase of the "Final Frontier" land which included the Buffalo Pit. Of course Team Tough was behind the face-lift for the crag, those guys can transform a pile of moss and lichen in to a world class crag with amazing efficiency.

Currently there are routes from 5.4-5.13 and work on the crag is ongoing. Obviously the cliff is fast becoming popular aided by the convenience the new parking lot that went in in November 2017 that drops you 1 minute from the cliff base. 

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Drive past the main parking lots and continue for about a mile. The parking area will be on your right. The Buffalo Pit can be seen up the hill away from the road and there is a trail on the right hand side of the lot when facing away from the road. About 1 minute up the trail to the cliff.

If the lot is full, absolutely do not park along the road! You need to go somewhere else.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Buffalo Pit

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 165
Lonesome Buffalo
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 95
Stone Worms
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 102
Sodbuster
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 74
Fresh Fish
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 25
Barefoot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Buffalo Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 56
Out Of Order
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 114
Sunnyside Up
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 51
Itchy
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 90
Tatanka
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 25
Vulture Breath
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 79
Another Roadside Distraction
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 52
Buffalo Soldier
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 20
Buffalo Hunter
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 14
Nexus
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lonesome Buffalo
 165
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Stone Worms
 95
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Sodbuster
 102
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Fresh Fish
 74
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Barefoot
 25
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Buffalo Crack
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Out Of Order
 56
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Sunnyside Up
 114
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Itchy
 51
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tatanka
 90
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Vulture Breath
 25
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Another Roadside Distraction
 79
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Buffalo Soldier
 52
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Buffalo Hunter
 20
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Nexus
 14
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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