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The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.
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Inferno 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c NH : Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Atlantis Area
Though it is a classic route on its own, the upper pitches are more perfect than the first, and I recommend Hotter Than Hell (5.9) to the ledge and finishing on the last 2 pitches of Inferno, this is THE classic link up on this part of the cliff. The true beginning is fun but a little wandering, not following a distinct feature. We will start from there though. Pitch 0: Scramble on to the ledge below Atlantis. Scramble right then back left till you are comfortable on the ledge. Pitch 1: (5.7) C...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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