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Routes in The Bilbo Buttresses

Abandoned project TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Debbie Does Donuts T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
El Chapo S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
El Chivo S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sean Penn S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Val De Mello S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
White Trash T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Bob Gaines and Chris Baumann, January 2016
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Shared By: Bob Gaines on Jan 15, 2016
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb the south buttress of the pillar starting 30 feet down and right right from Sean Penn.

El Chapo meets Sean Penn at the 2-bolt anchor.


On the far right end of the Bilbo Butresses, on a small pillar/tower.


4 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


Jim Dover
Idyllwild, CA
Jim Dover   Idyllwild, CA
Led this Sunday and found it to be pretty easy--maybe 5.6. It's fun and gets you to the anchor for Sean Penn. Jan 20, 2016
William Riley
William Riley   Langley
An enjoyable sport climb. Easy to find. Good holds, well placed bolts. Pretty simple, pretty fun. Feb 21, 2016
Billy B.  
Great climb for taking people who want to do their first Joshua Tree sport lead! Bolts are really well placed. The only problem is the rock isn't the greatest quality, but hopefully it will clean up with some traffic. Nov 27, 2016

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