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Talk Buttress

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Baby Talk T 
Direct North Ridge T 
Empty Rhetoric T 
Hyperbole S 
Look Who's Talking T 
Notalotatalk T 
Over Easy T 
Talkin' Smack S 
Talking Tough T 

Talk Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.6211, -111.74522 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Apr 8, 2004
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Description 

This area faces the northeast and is relatively isolated. The approach requires 20-30 minutes of loose hiking and results in a reward of 5 routes. All trad with 2 consisting of some fixed gear.

Getting There 

Park at Stairs Gulch and clamber up the the side of the steep slope on the SW of where the stream crosses the road. Follow the trail to the fork and take the left fork. To your right is Challenge buttress, stay on the trail til you can cross over to the gully next to challenge. Clamber up this loose slope until Talk Buttress is attained. It consists of obvious right trending cracks. Locate it. The first time I aimed for this spot, I missed the gully and wound up at Glass Ocean. Still had fun.

Climbing Season

For the Big Cottonwood Canyon area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['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 Talk Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Talk Buttress:
Hyperbole   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Featured Route For Talk Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Keenan on the  short rap down from Talkin' Smack.

Talkin' Smack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Talk Buttress
Also known as Talkin' Them Broken Foot Blues this is the face directly below the end of Notalotalk. Thin and steep with a couple of long moves thrown in. An attentive belayer is needed for the belay as the crux is just below the 2nd bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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Rock Climbing Photo: Talk Buttress - Look Who's Talking on the left, No...
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