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Black Line Buttress

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Black Line Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

One of the larger buttresses on the east side. In the "middle tier" of the crags on this side. Many high quality all trad & mixed lines.

Getting There 

Park in the large lot immediately after crossing the Gallatin River (if coming from Bozeman). Cross the road, aiming for the prominent trail. Follow this trail alongside the river for ~10 minutes until a junction past a large "house-sized" boulder in the river. Head up the hill and pass some smaller buttresses. The trail gets sort of steep and there are a couple switchbacks. Eventually it will deposit you smack dab in the middle of the south face of Black Line Buttress. Allow 20-25 min.

Climbing Season

For the Gallatin Canyon area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Black Line Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Black Line Buttress:
Diesel Driver   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Alto Ray   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   
Black Line   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Lacy Panties   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Black Line - Directest Finish   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Kabooki Direct   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for Diesel Driver.  Anchors are to the left w...

Diesel Driver 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  MT : Gallatin Canyon : Black Line Buttress
Deisel Driver is the striking wide crack on the north side of the blackline butress. Some feel that this climb is a bit of a sandbag, but the gear is bomber, so go ahead and send it! After a few overhangs that require some wide jamming technique, step right to a chain anchor or continue to the top of the formation. Shares anchor with if peterbuilts could prance (5.12)....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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