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Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress

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Idiotsyncracies  T 
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Titan's Dice S 

Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress 


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Administrators: Chris Whisenhunt, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman
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


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 Grafenbeg Crack   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Technarete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
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Featured Route For Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress
Divesh Bhatt in the dihedral section of Titan's Dice, 5.13a.

Titan's Dice 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress
This is an amazing climb! Burly is the best way to sum it up. Although it is a sport route, its a nice blend of trad and sport skills. Start by climbing up into a pod/offwidth and dogleg left into the overhang. Throw in kneebar after kneebar as you inch out left toward the 4th bolt. Turn the lip and head into the dihedral. Face climb and stem your way through the dihedral to reach the roof. From here work your way left to pull the overhang for the best rest on the climb. From here, i...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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