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Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Arms Control T 
Between Coming and Going T 
Crystal Vision T 
Diddler , The T 
Dr. Ruth's Variation T 
Grafenburg Crack, The T 
Growing Hole, The S 
Idiotsyncracies  T 
Recondite T 
Technarete T 
Titan's Dice S 
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Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress  


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Administrators: Ladd Raine, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 24, 2007
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Description 

This Buttress holds a few of The Classic lines on endless wall in the 5.9-5.10 range including The Diddler, and The Graftenbeg Crack.

Getting There 

Right smack in the middle of Central endless this cliff has moderate western aspect, meaning no morning sun yeah, cooler temps for summer climbing!

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress:
The Grafenburg Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Diddler    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Technarete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
Recondite   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress
Joe in the start of technarete.

Technarete 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress
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