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7. Sunday Buttress

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7. Sunday Buttress  


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Description 

Sunday buttress is located between Midnight Buttress and Everyday Buttress. This area contains a concentration of fun routes in the 5.10 range centered around a large ledge the "balcony". This area is easily identified by this landmark.

Getting There 

Approach as per Saturday Buttress and continue on the trail at the base of the cliff to reach this buttress. To access the top you can either use the chimney to the left of Saturday Buttress and continue along the top or reach the base of the climbs and scramble to the top using a 3rd class approach on the southeast end of the buttress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 7. Sunday Buttress:
Balcony Center   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR   
Cactus Capers   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR   
Warrior's Waltz   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   
No Go Crack   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, TR   
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