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Butterbags Buttress from the parking area, Joshua ...


Butterbags Buttress is seen from the road as a dark, blocky formation atop a rocky hillside that rises from the eastern edge of Cottonwood Wash. Home to a handful of quality moderates, the area is worth a visit if in the area but it is certainly no destination.

Getting There 

Located about 4 miles south of the Cottonwood Ranger Station and 5 miles north of the junction with Interstate 10. Parking is available just off the road in view of the formation and the approach, along a sandy wash and then up a rocky hillside, takes 30-40 minutes depending upon fitness.

Climbing Season

For the Joshua Tree National Park area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Babaloos 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Butterbags Buttress
8 bolt arête , 1fp up and left of Butterbags Buttress. Bolted anchor on top..(can be used for Baby Pillows as well)......[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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