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The Blob Buttress and Smith's Rock

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The Blob Buttress and Smith's Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 42.48163, -107.5172 View Map  Incorrect?
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Easter Island Man, left center skyline, Blob Buttr...

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  • Description 

    Small, wind protected granite buttresses, high to very high quality stone, comprised of Boulders, Slabs and Free Standing Pinnacles. 80 routes, many micro-classics, with hard roof crack, Roof of All Evil 5.13- OW. 8 bolt face climbs to a summit: Ultra Violet; 5.12b. Wacky arete' of Big Alaskan Drunk 5.10c sport. Training cracks like Cross Over Crack 5.10b** thin hands or Wild Thing 5.11b** fingers. Traditional challenges like: Big Blob Buttress, 5.11+***, Hot Lava, 5.11b*** and Crack Art, 5.10d***. Only the Free Standing Summits have been entered so far.

    Getting There 

    South of US 287 15 miles West of Muddy Gap or 15 East of Jeffery City.

    See LANDER ROCK 2005 Greg Collins/Vance White for all routes...

    Climbing Season

    For the All Locations area.

    Weather station 9.5 miles from here

    3 Total Climbing Routes

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


    Featured Route For The Blob Buttress and Smith's Rock

    Smith's Rock free-standing summit 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Wyoming : Sweetwater Rocks : The Blob Buttress and Smith...
    West Face, Original: Yellow Fever; 5.10- X Description; boulder up to single 1/4" hand drilled, free lead bolt, then boulder to summit.Big Alaskan Drunk: 5.10b *** sport. Description; power wobble up SW arete' w/excellent pro.Ultra Violet: 5.12b *** Bolts up N face bolts up center of face; good onsight.Nuclear Warm Up; 5.11b/c ** S face, sport. cool, but less cool than N face....[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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