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The Commissioner's Buttress is located high on the south side of Rattlesnake Canyon, directly across from the Pyramid. The lone route, The Great Commission (5.11a S), is a left leaning dihedral.
Hike up Rattlesnake. The Commissioner's Buttress is 200 yards past Rattlesnake Buttress, on the same side of the canyon.
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Vajayjay 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
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Vajayjay 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Commissioner's Buttress
This good climb goes up cracks on the right side of the formation, and ends with a few bolts and some face climbing, up to a ledge with a 2 bolt rap station. The curious bolt next to the crack was put in to avoid a giant loose block in the crack, which came out anyways....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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