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The Tool Buttress

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The Tool Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: CJ Gates on Jul 18, 2008
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Description 

The 3 sport climbs here are seldom visited. They are quality though so check them out. This area is sunny so it is best to avoid it in the summer. Lots of bouldering around here too. There are also 2 more roped climbs south of Tool Buttress. You basically will have to follow the bluff line and look for the anchors on these if you want to find them (5.7 and 5.9).

Getting There 

See direction for Middle East

Climbing Season

For the Horseshoe Canyon Ranch area.

Weather station 12.4 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['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 The Tool Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Tool Buttress:
Maynard's Crossing   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For The Tool Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Positive holds just below the roof.

Maynard's Crossing 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AR : Horseshoe Canyon Ranch : ... : The Tool Buttress
Moderate climbing to positive holds and a ledge with a reach to a bolt just above the roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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By Tradoholic
Mar 30, 2010
Tool and Poo Choo are two of the best routes at the ranch! These seem to get overlooked for some reason, get on 'em!