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February Buttress  


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Submitted By: kBobby on Jul 25, 2011
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Description 

Expect lots of sun on this south-facing ridge. Several 3-pitch routes go up this mostly-clean granite buttress.

Getting There 

February Buttress is located at the mouth of Tumwater Canyon, on the north side of the road, above Hobo Gulch. Park at one of the pullouts just after mile marker 99 (left or right side of the road). The trail from the road is obvious, and heads steeply up to the toe of the buttress. Approach time is about 10 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.4 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['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 February Buttress:
Ground Hog Day   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For February Buttress

Aquarius 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : February Buttress
This 3-pitch route wanders up some indistinct features to the right of Groundhog Day.P1: Clip two bolts below a steep step, which leads to easier terrain. There is one more bolt at another short step before the anchor.P2: Ill-defined face climbing past a few more bolts takes you to the left of a tree and a bolt-protected crux below the anchor.P3: Skirt the roof above you on the right, to get to some fun face climbing. You may venture rightward into the dirty slot to place some gear, but keep l...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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