Ginger Buttress Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Cloud Tower reaching the skyline on the right, Gin...
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This is the triangular buttress left of Cloud Tower. It does not really have a distictive summit but merges into the main wall above.
Follow the Approach most of the way to Cloud Tower. Before you get on the approach ramp that swings right, you will see the Ginger Buttress above you at the top of an alcove. Stay on the trail as long as possible to avoid nasty bushwhacking. At the last moment, cut left under the buttress and head up the drainage of the alcove to the base of Ginger Buttress.
Weather station 2.8 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Ginger Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ginger Buttress:
Power Failure 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 450'
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Ginger Cracks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Nevada
: Red Rock
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I enjoyed this route as much as Crimson Chrysalis - it is more crack oriented, less crowded, but has some less than stellar rock on a few pitches. In the past year or so, bolted belays were added which changed the character of the route a bit. Now it is possible to do the best pitches and rap off. Personally I think the addition of bolted belays is a good thing, otherwise some of the belay locations would be awkward. The crux pitch now has an extra bolt (see description). I do not know the ...[more] Browse More Classics in Nevada
BETA PHOTO: Ginger cracks is to the right of the arete and uni...