2. South Buttress Rock Climbing
Tim Martel on Sky Streak, 2004.
The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.
This area is divided into two sub-areas. The Atlantis Area
is the farthest left part of the wall. This area contains classics such as Hotter Than Hell, Inferno, and Atlantis. The Wonder Wall Area
includes routes to the right of Lost Souls and to the left of the Children's Crusade Wall.
Follow directions to the individual areas.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
27 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 2. South Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 2. South Buttress:
Featured Route For 2. South Buttress
Hotter Than Hell 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a New Hampshire
: *Whitehorse Ledge
: ... : Atlantis Area
Low angle, face climbing at its best. A definite classic especially when linked up to Inferno (5.8) to make a full length route. Pitch 1: 5.7 this is not really part of Hotter Than Hell, but it is the normal start. On the left end of the south buttress locate a slab with 2 bolts on it. Climb the slab past the bolts to the tree ledge where the route actually starts. Or you can climb around the slab to the left then traverse back right on to the ledge. Pitch 2: 5.9 start under a couple small roofs...[more] Browse More Classics in New Hampshire
From: New Hampshire
Aug 21, 2010
There are a few bolted routes and nice corner cracks on the short wall above Inferno/Tranquility. Does anyone know what that wall is called or any info on those climbs? I couldn't find them in the Websters guidebook.