Buttress of Cracks - Left Side Rock Climbing
Todd Smith on Insomnia (5.11b/c), Suicide Rock.
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 California
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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 California