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Submitted By: Ryan Williams on Nov 3, 2011


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This area describes the routes on the front of the large buttress that divides the Circus Wall and the Fire Wall.

Getting There 


Climbing Season

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Center Buttress:
Sentinel Buttress   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Super Direct   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
Edge of Fire   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Center Buttress
Looking up at the start of Super Direct.

Super Direct 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  NC : Moore's Wall : ... : Center Buttress
Climb the right-facing crack around an over-hang. Seems like the hard move is getting started. Wander up following a crack system then right around a roof then back left to a tree ledge. Belay. Climb a chimney or a number of easy variations to the "Crow's Nest."...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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