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Sweathouse Buttress

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Sweathouse Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Location: 46.42334, -114.2494 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mackenzie Moore on May 11, 2017
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Description 

3-5 pitch trad climbing. Long dihedrals and cracks. Much different than the lower crags. Much potential for new routes on this chunk of rock.

Getting There 

Instead of heading up the north side of the canyon once you reach the cluster of big boulders, continue up the trail for a quarter mile. You will see a large buttress on the north side of the canyon with some long dihedrals. Wind your way up the talus field to the base of this cliff.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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