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Madness Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: James Garrett on May 7, 2007
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Description 

As mentioned in the Guidebook, this Buttress is distinguished by a left to right curving crack dissecting the middle of the flank. Other routes like QUESTION OF INSANITY and PSYCHOSIS are on the right side near TERRITORY OF THE MAD. Around the left corner starting up a SE exposed corner of the Buttress is an area with great rock.

Getting There 

Left side (SE corner) of Madness Buttress

Climbing Season

For the Ibex area.

Weather station 20.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['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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