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Fire and Ice Buttress

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Fire and Ice Buttress  


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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 18, 2007
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53° | 39°
Rain
45° | 32°
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45° | 28°
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Partly Cloudy
67° | 47°
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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]


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Meat and potatoes,scruffy crack climbing is what this route is all about. Head up an easy hand crack to the first roof (crux) where you engineer a way to jam or crimp your way out and over of it. Keep jamming away for a few moves, trend right, and establish yourself in the alcove where you'll need to again find a way to surmount the roof. Twenty more feet of scruffy climbing guard the cordalette slung tree that is your anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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