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Upper Buttress

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Upper Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 56.5697, -3.6123 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 8, 2007
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This buttress lies above Ivy Buttress. A good way to approach the climbs here is to climb one of the climbs on Ivy first.

The left end of the buttress has some good corner climbs.

Getting There 

From the left side of the crag, hike up the trail that follows the side of the crag. Traverse right to the foot of the buttress, the first climb you'll see if the steep Left Hand Crack.

Climbing Season

For the Highland Outcrops area.

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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