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Routes in Scott Cosgrove Memorial Buttress

1964 S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
2016 S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Bombs Away S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
DX, The S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Dita's Play House S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
It Puts the Lotion on its Skin S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kestrel Dihedral S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Elevation: 3,844 ft
GPS: 34.664, -116.978 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

Renamed at the request of Jack Marshall, this crag has routes developed by Scott Cosgrove, Geoff Fullerton and Jack Marshall. It's part of the Cliffs of Insanity area and is the first crag you reach on the approach.

Getting There

Trail on Google Maps. Its a long approach from the West Canyon parking lot. you can also hike over the ridge from the East Canyon parking lot. Take the Twin towers trail and go up the gully left of Hard Rock Cafe and Slab City. When you reach the giant undeveloped slab at the top, go right and hug the formation on your left up and over the ridge. Keep heading left as you go down. There is one 6' scramble right before you reach the first route of the crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Scott Cosgrove Memorial 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
It Puts the Lotion on its Skin
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Dita's Play House
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
The DX
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
It Puts the Lotion on its Skin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Dita's Play House 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
The DX 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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