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Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress

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Arms Control T 
Between Coming and Going T 
Crystal Vision T 
Diddler , The T 
Dr. Ruth's Variation T 
Grafenburg Crack, The T 
Growing Hole, The S 
Idiotsyncracies  T 
Recondite T 
Technarete T 
Titan's Dice S 

Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.05577, -81.05541 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on May 24, 2007


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This Buttress holds a few of The Classic lines on endless wall in the 5.9-5.10 range including The Diddler, and The Graftenbeg Crack.

Getting There 

Right smack in the middle of Central endless this cliff has moderate western aspect, meaning no morning sun yeah, cooler temps for summer climbing!

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress:
The Grafenburg Crack   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Technarete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
The Diddler    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Recondite   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Arms Control   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 90'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Joe in the start of technarete.

Technarete 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress
Start on the right side of the arete. Climb up under a small roof, and then make obvious traverse left and around the corner of the arete. A few airy moves get you to amazing large holds and easier terrain to the top. This is a great first 5.10a for those wanting to get into NRG face-trad....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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