Avg: 1.7 from 3 votes
Routes in Elephant Head
|Northwest Buttress T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|West-Northwest Face T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 700 ft, 6 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Bill Buckingham and Art Davidson, 1962.|
|Page Views:||1,377 total, 11/month|
|Shared By:||Joe Stern on Dec 11, 2007|
DescriptionThe route up the Northwest Buttress is the type of climb where no two parties choose the same path. Kelsey's guidebook reports variations between 5.4 and 5.6. There are a couple enticing 5.8 options near the prow that are worthwhile.
Beware loose rock - wear a helmet!