Elevation: 936 ft
GPS: 44.052, -71.168 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jay Knower on Feb 11, 2010
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

Description

The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.

This area is divided into two sub-areas. The Atlantis Area is the farthest left part of the wall. This area contains classics such as Hotter Than Hell, Inferno, and Atlantis. The Wonder Wall Area includes routes to the right of Lost Souls and to the left of the Children's Crusade Wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 3
Underground (same as "Underworld…
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 177
Inferno
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 159
Hotter Than Hell
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 44
Cold Day in Hell
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 13
Ladyslipper
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 46
Lost Souls
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
The Last Unicorn
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 52
Atlantis
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 13
Sky Streak
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Tranquility
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 14
Jacobs Ladder
Trad 4 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Science Friction Wall
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5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 3
Whip Finish
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
 3
Wonder Wall
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Underground (same as "Under… Cathonian Slab
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad
Inferno Inferno - Atlantis Area
 177
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Hotter Than Hell Inferno - Atlantis Area
 159
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Cold Day in Hell Inferno - Atlantis Area
 44
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Ladyslipper Wonder Wall
 13
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Lost Souls Inferno - Atlantis Area
 46
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
The Last Unicorn Wonder Wall
 43
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Atlantis Inferno - Atlantis Area
 52
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sky Streak Wonder Wall
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Tranquility Inferno - Atlantis Area
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Jacobs Ladder Inferno - Atlantis Area
 14
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Science Friction Wall Wonder Wall
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Whip Finish Wonder Wall Terrace
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Wonder Wall Wonder Wall
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R Trad 6 pitches
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