Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 33.76989, -116.69427
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Shared By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2011
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This portion of the wall is stacked with moderate cracks, thin runout faces, desperate cracks and a wild arete. 

Getting There

The approach trail meets the rock very near the right side of the Buttress of Cracks. To access the left-hand portion walk left following a good trail along the base of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Buttress of Cracks - Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 198
The Hernia
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 78
Captain Hook
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
Pass Time
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 39
Sword of Damocles
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 73
Frustration
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
Hernia - Direct Finish
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b A1
 10
Double Exposure
Trad, Aid
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 42
Arcy Farcy
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 4
Bluebeard
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 98
Insomnia
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 56
Winter Solstice
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 29
Bacon Bits (aka Razor Games)
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Walk the Plank
Trad
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 38
The Pirate
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Hernia
 198
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Captain Hook
 78
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Pass Time
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sword of Damocles
 39
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Frustration
 73
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Hernia - Direct Finish
 38
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Double Exposure
 10
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b A1 Trad, Aid
Arcy Farcy
 42
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Bluebeard
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Insomnia
 98
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Winter Solstice
 56
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad
Bacon Bits (aka Razor Games)
 29
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad
Walk the Plank
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
The Pirate
 38
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad 2 pitches
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