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Expedition Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.80187, -106.75003 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Grimpeur on May 12, 2016
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Description 

Expedition Buttress is one of the largest walls in Spring Creek and is good for at least a half day or mores outing. Don't underestimate the time, size, or adventure this buttress warrants.

Check out Gunnison Rock by Leo Malloy for more routes/info on the buttress.

Getting There 

Drive ~6 miles up Spring Creek from the turnoff at Harmels. The buttress is on the west side of the road just after a bridge. It is very hard to miss.

Climbing Season

For the Gunnison area.

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Featured Route For Expedition Buttress

Knife Blade Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Colorado : Gunnison : ... : Expedition Buttress
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