Elevation: 6,186 ft
GPS: 38.773, -119.835 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Brian Chandler on Jul 13, 2014 with improvements by Stephen Gomez
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Probably the most concentrated area of moderate sport climbs in the area. The buttress is sunny and quite hot in summer afternoons. The south facing rock face is quite pleasant for winter climbing with not a soul in sight. Snow usually melts off within a day or two after a storm. The rock is decent and clean.

Getting There

Park on the south side of the road in a large pullout area about a 1/2 mile west of the Woodford's store. A 20 minute hike up a fairly well worn trail will lead you to the base of the south toe of the buttress.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bandit 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 PG13
 16
A Break In Security
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 11
The Prowler
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 10
Cat Burglar
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Five Finger Discount
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 3
Smooth Criminal
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
A Break In Security
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Sport
The Prowler
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Sport
Cat Burglar
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport
Five Finger Discount
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Smooth Criminal
 3
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad, TR
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