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Fisherman's Buttress - West Face

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L to R R to L Alpha
Check Your Fly S 
Crappie Corner S 
Fish Face TR 
Piece of Carp T 
Power Bait S 
Professor Merten's T 
Rapala S 
Stanley-Slip Bobber S 
Trolling for Tuna S 

Fisherman's Buttress - West Face Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 8, 2007
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Description 

This is a broad face with a number of fun routes from 5.8 to 5.12. The rock on this side is cleaner, with very little of the lichen present on the east face, but it's also a little rougher in texture.

Routes to do here include Trolling for Tuna (5.8), Crappie Corner (5.10a/b), Rapala (5.10c), Power Bait (5.10d) and Check Your Fly (5.12a).

The trail that passes below Crappie Corner is almost directly above the highway (and somewhat loose) so take extra caution and try not to dislodge any debris onto the road below.

Getting There 

Circle around past the north face to reach this broad wall. Alternately, you can tunnel through the rock below Catfish Crack and come out by Trolling For Tuna.

Climbing Season

For the Fisherman's Buttress Area area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Trolling for Tuna 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Fisherman's Buttress - West...
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