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Snake Buttress

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Bullet the New Sky S 
Dial 911 S 
Discombobulated S 
Dissonance S 
Doug Reed Warmup S 
Legacy S 
Mississippi Burning S 
New World Order S 
Pocket Route S 
Racist, The S 
Rock Lobster T 
S.T.A.N.C. T 
Silent but Deadly S 
Stolen Kisses T 
Sugar Bubbas S 
Unknown face climb TR 

Snake Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05474, -81.05704 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This wall is home to several New River Gorge classic sport climbs. Most of this wall collects lots of sunshine, so avoid it during the warmer times of year.

Getting There 

From the Honeymooners ladders head upstream, drop down in front of the boulder that has a couple of three bolt routes that look craptacular and up to the base of The Classic 11's Discombobulated and Legacy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',5],['5.12',3],['5.13',5],['>=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 Snake Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snake Buttress:
Stolen Kisses   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
S.T.A.N.C.   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
Rock Lobster   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad   
Legacy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Sugar Bubbas   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Discombobulated   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Doug Reed Warmup   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Bullet the New Sky   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
New World Order   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
Mississippi Burning   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 70'   
Dial 911   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pocket Route   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Dissonance   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Racist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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