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Carbuncle Buttress

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Just Another Jam T 
Made to be Broken S 
Riddler's Delight T 

Carbuncle Buttress 


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Description 

This crag has a bunch of nice single pitch sub-5.10 routes and a few fun longer routes. Some of them require two ropes to rappel. This area gets afternoon sun.


Getting There 

It's a short uphill hike on a climbers' path starting just down canyon from the main Zion Lodge building. Park there, or take the shuttle, depending on the season.


Climbing Season


4 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Carbuncle Buttress:
Just Another Jam   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 90'   
Riddler's Delight   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 7 pitches, 800'   
Made to be Broken   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Sport, 5 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Carbuncle Buttress
Made to be Broken starts in the center of the Carbuncle Buttress.

Made to be Broken 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  UT : Zion National Park : Carbuncle Buttress
Look directly at the lodge....Look up....See the buttress with the diving board on the top?!...Take one of the many trails up to the base of the butress(15min uphill) and climb the middle of the face. Follow the bolts...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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