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The Butterface Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Description 

A fun exposed pitch that keeps on giving.

Getting There 

This fine route faces east and is uphill about 50+? yards from the Purple Wall. A fixed handline marks the way up to the base and a one bolt belay. This handline also facilitates for a nice rap.


Climbing Season

For the Maybird Slide Area area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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