Routes in Buzzard Point
|A.I.D.S. Crack T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Alternate Finish S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b|
|Alternate Finish/Ruby Falls T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b|
|Ambition Ammunition S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Beefeater, The T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a|
|Cinderella S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a|
|Crack Of Dawn T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c|
|Cracksmiths Delight T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Cuyahoga Falls S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b|
|Dakota Blues S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Direct Finish T,S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Fit Makes The Fashion T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a|
|Jacobs Ladder II S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b|
|Leapin Lizards S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b|
|Off To The Wild Blue Yonder S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a|
|Pocket Wilderness S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b|
|Pump It To The Sky S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b|
|Snow White S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a|
|Steal The Air T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b|
|Tall Cool One, The T,S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a|
|Theater, The S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c|
|Throb T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Who Shot Bambi? S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
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DescriptionReally nice area in Laurel/Snow Falls in Pocket Wilderness. On a huge point dividing the gorge. This Buttress has good sun most of the day.
Rock quality is good. Has been awhile since some of the anchors have been replaced due to the access problems in in the past.
Nice fall/winter sport crag. And some spicy trad. A lot of these routes are done with old school style in mind.
A lot of these routes were started probably in 1977 with the likes of Rob Robinson and Bruce Rodgers. Then around the early 80's some other southern climbers came on the scene like James Dobbs,Ron Davis,Charles Kable, Shannon Stegg, Chris Chesnutt, along with Jeff Gruenberg and his hard line "Pieta" which might of very well been the first 5.14 in the southern realm. Later Rob Robinson and Glenn Ritter put more lines into play.
Some of these routes are on the Point.
Getting ThereIt is in Dayton Tennessee.Take I-24 to Chattanooga and take HWY 27 North to Dayton and turn left at second red light, which will be north 378 (South Market street) about .4 of a mile and turn left on Delaware Ave (just across from Robinson Manufacturing Co.). After turning left on Delaware Ave follow it for approx. a mile and cross hwy 30 and continue on for 1.3 miles and you will see small white church on right called Bethel Holiness church, entrance on left. Look for Laurel-Snow sign. Follow gravel road to parking lot and you will see the trail head and Kiosk.
Classic Climbing Routes at Buzzard Point
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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