2. South Buttress Rock Climbing
Tim Martel on Sky Streak, 2004.
The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.
This area is divided into two sub-areas. The Atlantis Area
is the farthest left part of the wall. This area contains classics such as Hotter Than Hell, Inferno, and Atlantis. The Wonder Wall Area
includes routes to the right of Lost Souls and to the left of the Children's Crusade Wall.
Follow directions to the individual areas.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
27 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 2. South Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 2. South Buttress:
Featured Route For 2. South Buttress
Science Friction Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c New Hampshire
: *Whitehorse Ledge
: ... : Wonder Wall
So, historically Science Friction Wall is a full-length climb up the South Buttress. However, in modern times only the 4th (crux) pitch is commonly done. Even this pitch has a complicated history with 3 separate finishes - this entry describes the most common, known as the Webster Finish.Begin at the end of Sky Streak, opting to take the left hand finish and belay at three bolts under a small roof. Pass the roof on the right, then follow intricate climbing, clipping the (upgraded) bolts up the b...[more] Browse More Classics in New Hampshire
From: New Hampshire
Aug 21, 2010
There are a few bolted routes and nice corner cracks on the short wall above Inferno/Tranquility. Does anyone know what that wall is called or any info on those climbs? I couldn't find them in the Websters guidebook.