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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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Territory of the Mad

Territory of the Mad 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Utah : West Desert : ... : Madness Buttress
P1: About 15 feet up on the arete is a bolt. Climb up and clip this with a long runner, head left along the ramp over calm terrain towards the base of the arch. Clip an antique hanger, place a nut or two, and small cam. Pitch one can end at a nice set of chains about 50 feet up or can continue on to the base of the arch where you'll need to build a shaky anchor (60m) or you can continue up through the arch to more chains (70m). (.8)P2: Continues left towards the beginning of the arch. Pull a bul...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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