Elevation: 3,945 ft
GPS: 34.666, -116.988 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: drjman on Mar 9, 2016
Admins: C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

Bighorn Buttress is the dome shaped crag high on the ridge of TLTTF. Some excellent routes with great views of New Jack City. The longer approach is greatly rewarded.
East facing and shady in the afternoon.

Getting There

From the kiosk, follow the trail past Bedrock Wall as it hugs the formation on your left. Follow the trail as it opens up to the upper valley. Look for the cairn that starts the zig-zagging trail that goes up to Bighorn Buttress.
Trail is on Google Maps

10 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bighorn Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 19
The Inevitable
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 31
Poaching Bighorns
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 12
Warthog
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 36
Catalina
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
All I Can Grab
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
The Snake
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 12
Legion of Evil
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Toxic Box
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Inevitable
 19
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Poaching Bighorns
 31
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Warthog
 12
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Catalina
 36
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
All I Can Grab
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Snake
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Legion of Evil
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Toxic Box
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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Sun & Shade

Routes Mostly Face: West
Sunny Roughly 8am to 3pm during high season
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