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Routes in Airation Buttress

Airation T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Autoclave T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Camber T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Camber View T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Clean Sweep T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Creation T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
Endless Summer T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Heather T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Kill Your Television T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Mystery Crack T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Northern Hospitality S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Pine Tree Eliminate T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Play Misty T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Practice Chimney (offwidth), The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Practice Makes Perfect T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Reach the Sky T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Room with a View S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stage Fright T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b R
Tabu T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Tourist Treat T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Trad, Sport, 120 ft
FA: callaghan/strand 1989
Page Views: 3,215 total · 26/month
Shared By: john strand on Jun 12, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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In my not so humble opinion, one of the best routes on the Airation Buttress. Superb climbing on perfect rock and a TOTAL CLASSIC when linked with Heather or Airation.


From the high point of the Buttress rap down about 100' to a 2 bolt stance OR from the top of Airation/Heather move Left for about 30'


Bolts and pins. Anchor in the best hand crack on Cathedral at the top.


john strand
southern colo
john strand   southern colo
I just realized that you can see Reach The Sky perfect from the intro PIC in this page- it is th cleaned streak in the center of the Airation Buttress Jun 17, 2008
Jay Knower
Campton, NH
Jay Knower   Campton, NH  
John, I just added a copy of that photo to this page. It looks like a cool line. Feb 19, 2010
I got on this climb today and it was indeed fantastic. I attempted to lead it and wussed out above the piton. TRed it a few times and cleaned a bunch of lichen and moss off and now it seems much more reasonable. Definitely worth doing, especially if you link it with airation, makes for a great two pitch climb up that section of the wall. May 2, 2010
Eli   GMC3500
This thing has new hardware, but could use a little love from a wire brush. All key holds are lichen free though. More people should be doing this one to keep it clean and classic. May 13, 2018

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