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Routes in Sidewinder Buttress

Bivi's T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Don't Put Your Hand In It S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Orange Peel S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Snake Eye S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zelonish Gully T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
sidewinder S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Randall Green, Dave Jones 1990
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Shared By: ConorD on Apr 22, 2011 with updates
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This is a great route at the grade, fun moves on really clean rock. A great lead for beginners or a nice warm up for the day. This is the right hand line of the 2 in the bowl.


on the uphill end of the buttress, this climb is located on a lower angle bowl shaped wall. do some 4th class moves to get to the base, marked by a large dead juniper tree. This is the right line of the two sport routes.


quickdraws, chain anchors


Bryan Gartland
Helena, MT
Bryan Gartland   Helena, MT
This line has its own set of anchors, consisting of new hangers and single quicklinks, allowing both Snake Eye and Don't Put Your Hand in it to be independently climbed/top-roped. The single links on the anchor hangers will twist the crap out of your rope when you go to lower or rap off.

Good, steep 5.8 pulling that is more safely bolted than its neighbor to the left. Jun 27, 2016

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