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S. Buttress - Southern Comfort - 5.6

Average Rating = 3.67/5 Average Rating : 3.67 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Eric Barrett
Rock (Sport)
G
1
8 bolts to the anchor chains
70
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.67/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.67/5
  Fun Factor 3.33/5

Description:

Southern Comfort, 5.6, A great first lead; the climb follows the gentle sloping east corner of the buttress up to the South Buttress Ledge. Well protected. A seldom done second pitch leads to a 4th class scramble to the summit. Head straight up from the anchors to a 5.8 / 5.9 mantel, then trend left up the tower to the upper anchors. FA: Eric Barrett

Descent Options:

Rap from anchor chains

Submitted by: ahenson on 2011-06-25
Last Modified: 2011-07-12
Views: 906
Route ID: 109182

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3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: BrandonJelinek on 2014-07-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Hot Route

This route is in the sunlight through mid-day but it is a reasonable route for newer climbers. You can move over to this route from the shaded routes to the left. It can be TR'd with long runners.

Added: 2014-07-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: littlevahn on 2012-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars scrambley

Fun little route to help get a new comer off the ground. Good first lead for someone

Added: 2012-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ahenson on 2008-06-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Easy lead

Great for you first lead... my 11 year old son made his first lead on this route.... well protected and on good rock. Don't top rope this!

Added: 2011-06-25