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Commision's Buttress, Right Side


The Commissioner's Buttress is located high on the south side of Rattlesnake Canyon, directly across from the Pyramid. The lone route, The Great Commission (5.11a S), is a left leaning dihedral.

Getting There 

Hike up Rattlesnake. The Commissioner's Buttress is 200 yards past Rattlesnake Buttress, on the same side of the canyon.

Climbing Season

For the Rattlesnake Canyon area.

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]

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Vajayjay 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Commissioner's Buttress
This good climb goes up cracks on the right side of the formation, and ends with a few bolts and some face climbing, up to a ledge with a 2 bolt rap station. The curious bolt next to the crack was put in to avoid a giant loose block in the crack, which came out anyways....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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