Buttress of Cracks - Left Side Rock Climbing
John Long and Mike Guardino at the base of The Pir...
The approach trail meets the rock very near the right side of the Buttress of Cracks. To access the left-hand portion walk left following a good trail along the base of the wall.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Buttress of Cracks - Left Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Buttress of Cracks - Left Side:
The Hernia 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Frustration 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Arcy Farcy 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Insomnia 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Pirate 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
Featured Route For Buttress of Cracks - Left Side
Insomnia 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CA
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Climb 25' up Buttress Chimney, the wide crack between the Sunshine Face & Buttress Of Cracks, and then enter a flared chimney (5.9) below a striking crack. Wiggle up the chimney and then launch directly into the crux, which can be jammed straight-on or lie-backed depending upon your hand size or preference. Higher the crack makes a jog left via a steep hand crack (5.10+) and finishes with some easy moves to a ledge with a bolted anchors. Rappel (if slings are in place) or make an easy downclimb ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA