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Auschwitz Buttress

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Hate Crimes (aka Auschwitz Direct) T 
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Auschwitz Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Though it shares the approach with the Upper Passes' Main Wall, climbing at the Auschwitz Buttress tends to be more adventurous due to lower rock quality. Wear a helmet!

Getting There 

Follow the approach directions for the Upper Passes and go right at the landslide.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Hate Crimes (aka Auschwitz Direct) 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Tennessee : Suck Creek Canyon : ... : Auschwitz Buttress
Formerly a Forrest Gardner/Jay Bell aid line, Auschwitz Direct was freed as Hate Crimes in 2002 by Mark Cartwright and Todd Wells.P1:Climb a nice offwidth that leads to hands and fingers.P2:A short unnerving pitch through a bad section of shale to a thank God ledge.P3:Climbing left through some nasty rotten overhanging rock to a roof. Climb through the roof to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Tennessee

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