Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 33.77, -116.694 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 49,398 total · 405/month
Shared By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2011
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

This portion of the wall is stacked with moderate cracks, thin runout faces, desperate cracks and a wild arete. Highlights here include Captain Hook (5.7), The Hernia (5.8), Double Exposure (5.10b A1 or 5.12a R), Insomnia (5.11b), Winter Solstice (5.11c), Walk the Plank (5.12a) and The Pirate (5.12d).

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

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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 182
The Hernia
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 69
Captain Hook
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 42
Pass Time
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 37
Sword of Damocles
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Aqualung
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 65
Frustration
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
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
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 88
Insomnia
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 53
Winter Solstice
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 26
Bacon Bits (aka Razor Games)
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Bocomaru
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Walk the Plank
Trad
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 35
The Pirate
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Hernia
 182
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Captain Hook
 69
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Pass Time
 42
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sword of Damocles
 37
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Aqualung
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Frustration
 65
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Hernia - Direct Finish
 34
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
Insomnia
 88
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Winter Solstice
 53
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad
Bacon Bits (aka Razor Games)
 26
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad
Bocomaru
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Walk the Plank
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
The Pirate
 35
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad 2 pitches
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