Timewave Buttress Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Time Wave buttress is the left side of the massive...
South-facing buttress just right of Surf Bowl. Home to the infamous Time Wave Zero
which starts on the left side of this buttress and eventually goes to the top of Sierra San Miguel's west side. The buttress is a little more secluded that other crags in Potrero, which makes it a good beginner spot on a busy day in the canyon. Also has incredible views of the canyon.
Hike up to the Agujas/Spires and move left over the saddle and aim for the Surf Bowl. Just below the Surf Bowl, look for a trail going right to the Buttress and the first bolt up the slab of TWZ.
Climbing Season For the El Potrero Chico area.
Weather station 4.3 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Timewave Buttress
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Time Wave Zero 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a North America
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Time Wave Zero is one of the longest routes at El Potrero Chico. The route is about 2,300 feet and is listed as 23 pitches in the guidebook, although it is possible to climb in as few as 13 pitches with a 60m cord. All belay and rappel anchors are fixed, which allows for quick progress. The route tops out on the summit of El Toro and affords great views of the Potrero and the surrounding Sierra Madres. The single 12a pitch is easily aided if necessary, dropping the route grade to 5.11a A0.Mo...[more] Browse More Classics in International