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Heavenly Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 35.80561, -106.15585 View Map  Incorrect?
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North Facing wall with a wide variety of routes. The highest concentration of trad lines are found here, and a couple really good 5.12s.

A good warm season destination. In the summer, the left side of the wall is in the sun until maybe 10:30am. Also, the far right side of the wall goes into the sun in late afternoon. In the shoulder season, very little sun on this wall.

Getting There 

This is the north facing buttress directly in front of you as you hike up the canyon bottom.

Climbing Season

For the Diablo Canyon area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Thorsten working through crux sequence.

Nirvana 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  New Mexico : Santa Fe Area : ... : Heavenly Buttress
Great face climbing through neat features. Start up shallow corner to wide layback, then pull short overlap to steep face. Use a set of left-hand underclings and devious footholds to reach for good edges. Fun, balancy climbing that will challenge your ability to commit to movement.One can avoid the crux moves by traversing far right after clipping the 5th bolt, but that's no fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By Keith Beckley 1
From: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Jul 3, 2017
Conditions report: The left six or so routes stayed sunny and hot today until nearly noon. Plan accordingly. July 3rd, 2017
By Zach Harrison
Sep 9, 2017
In early September, shade all day in the middle of the wall and some sun on the edges early/late. Anchors are mostly single biners on hangers, kinda dum. Nice hang.

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