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bass buttress - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
G
10
pro up to #4 cams and several #3 Camelots
1020
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.67/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

This route goes at 5.7. P1,3,6,7,8,9,10 are 5.6. P2 is 5.7 and is a a corner that potects well. P4,5, are 5.5. The last pitch is chunky and has runoff it has a knotted rope to help aid through the mud and puddles. There are a number of pitons and fp's at belays. P7 is topped off by a big boulder and creating an anchor is difficult. Mountain Projecct has the best descriptionof this route.

Descent Options:

Follow trail north which follows the east side of the ridge than angles up to the top of the of a distant summit marked with a cairn. do not descend the gully closest to the route. The descent is on the west side of the summit and there are cains and ma

Submitted by: laurelja on 2007-09-04
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Route ID: 88297

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3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2007-07-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Bass Buttress

Another day, another dollar on Castle. Fine enough route, not as pinned as Brewers which was nice. That 6th pitch wanders, I got off route a little there. This is a really shady route and I recommend it for a hot day. 6 of us on Castle face climbs this day. Incredible weather. Cheers.

Added: 2008-03-08

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: laurelja on 2007-08-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars The best

This is a great route on Castle Mtn, looked at it for two years. If you are a good 5.7 trad climber than this is a better route over the Eisenhower. Next to try is the ultimate!!!!

Added: 2007-09-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: laurelja on 2007-08-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars The best

This is a great route on Castle Mtn, looked at it for two years. If you are a good 5.7 trad climber than this is a better route over the Eisenhower. Next to try is the ultimate!!!!

Added: 2007-09-16