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Memorial Day Buttress

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Memorial Day Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.5757, -111.7713 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This large and broad Buttress sits several hundred feet above the Bongeater Buttress. These routes historically been put up traditionally and tend to be multi-pitches. Excellent granite prevails, seemingly even up high on the crag.

Getting There 

The Ruckman Guide mentions the best approach to it as via skirting the Cresecent Crack buttress and then heading up and west. Another possibility may be to park at the parking lot on the north side of the mouth of LCC and then ascend up and past the Prowser and Bongeater Buttress until the base of the Memorial Day Buttress is reached. Whichever trail you choose, plan on a good little hike of about 45 minutes to get ot the base. It's worth it!


Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Memorial Day Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Memorial Day Buttress:
Judas Priest   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 50'   
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Featured Route For Memorial Day Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Credit goes to rakkup for the photo.

Casual n' Kind 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Memorial Day Buttress
After doing about 20 minutes of bushwhacking a casual route is what is needed. This route is locate 100 feet to the left of Aggression and follows a mostly independent line. P1) Start of a left leaning crack into a right leaning crack that cuts through the roof. Pull the roof and belay at the base of the big corner. 5.11-P2) Start up the corner stemming your way to the big flake that sticks outs creates an off width. Do a few friction moves to gain access above the flake and continue up the dihe...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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