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Areas in Upper Buttresses

Champagne Rock 4 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Rock-It Wall 2 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Rotten Rock Spire 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 5,300 ft
GPS: 34.307, -117.228 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Jan 26, 2013
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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The Upper Buttresses are located due north of the Lower Buttresses and are the first formations (Champagne Rock to be exact) you will encounter when you drop down into Rotten Rock Valley. Recommended routes here include Rock-It Man (5.8), Welcome to the Wickerfinny Wildlife Adventure (5.9), Pocket Rock-It (5.10a), [[107977366 ]] (5.10b), Corckscrew (5.10c) and Water to Wine (5.10d)

The individual formations listed from left to right include:

A) Rock-It Wall
B) Rotten Rock Spire
C) Champagne Rock

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Standard Rotten Rock Valley approach. Champagne Rock will be the first rock encoutered as you enter Rotten Rock Valley proper. The approach takes 1-2 hours.

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