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Commitment Buttress

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Commitment Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.5678, -111.7341 View Map  Incorrect?
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Area Description 

Commitment Buttress is a slabby area with a few routes directly east of Coalpit Buttress.


About one new route seems to go in here each decade since 1970.

Climbing Season

For the Little Cottonwood Canyon area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Commitment Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Commitment Buttress:
Commitment   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Upper section on pitch 1.

Commitment 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Commitment Buttress
P1- Climb left of the main rib to a left facing corner. Either continue up the corner or traverse right and climb the face above to a mahogany tree.P2- Follow a corner up & right to a ledge with a large tree.P3- Make an easy traverse left and down 30' to a stance.P4- Follow corner above to a traverse left across a slab to belay at a bolt.Descent: Rap or downclimb to the gully descending down from the Triangle wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Ken H
From: Granite, UT
Aug 17, 2015
Same parking as Coal Pit Buttress. If you are using the Ruckman guide do not park at the pump house. Park approximately 2.3 miles from the exit of the Park and Ride at a gated dirt road.

Hike down the dirt road to the bridge. Cross the bridge and hike down the trail to two large boulders next to the trail; one has a small point nearly overhanging the trail. I'll try to post a photo of these at some point. DON'T use the small worn trail entering the woods up hill from these boulders; it leads to more boulders. DO use a drainage about 10' downhill of the boulder and head into the woods here. If you have this right stay in the bottom of the drainage trending right. It will get more and more rocky comprised of very white talas as you get closer to commitment buttress. Commitment is the first large slab you encounter on the left.

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