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Eagle Point Buttress

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Eagle Point Buttress  


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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 4, 2006
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Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['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 Eagle Point Buttress:
Foxfire   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 5 pitches, 200'   
Day Tripping   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Browse More Classics in Eagle Point Buttress

Featured Route For Eagle Point Buttress
Andy Welter nearing the top of pitch 4

Foxfire 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b KY : Red River Gorge : Eagle Point Buttress
This is a great introduction to RRG old school trad climbing. There are no fixed anchors, most first timers get mixed up in route finding and there is enough novelty to make you want to go back. Be aware that yahoos inhabit the summit and occasionally rain down detritus on to unsuspecting climbers. Helmets are good. Technical crux is the first fifteen feet, but you can cheat on the large hardwood. Route finding cruxes abound, most notably the second and third pitches. On the second pitch travers...[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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