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Fire and Ice Buttress

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Fire and Ice Buttress  


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Administrators: Chris Whisenhunt, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 18, 2007
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Description 

Great climbs, same Poison Ivy issue as Rico Suave Buttress.

Many worthwhile climbs in winter here.

Getting There 

Between Butcher's Branch and Rico Suave Buttress

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.8 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['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]


Featured Route For Fire and Ice Buttress

Ice 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Fire and Ice Buttress
Since the buttress is called Fire and Ice, you might expect more from this climb. Climb the thin hands crack(crux) for about 25 Ft to a ledge. Continue up some really dirty corners to rap from a tree. The bottom is really nice, but dirty, and the crux is even shorter. This is worth doing along with Fire if you are in the area. If you are looking to bag a fairly easy 11c, this might be a good candidate ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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