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5.12s and 5.13s, sport area.
From the Glory Hole head down the old coal trail until you see step heading west (up and to the left). First Buttress is the first one you come upon.
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Featured Route For First Buttress
Start out by climbing straight up to clip the first bolt. Head up and left, then back right to the 2nd bolt. From here difficulty backs down a bit for the next few bolts. Lots of high steps and reaches to positive holds. Make good use of any rests, you'll need it for the top. After clipping the last bolt, the crux begins...Small crimps and small feet can be used to make a big move to a nice mail slot hold. Once you stick the hold, aim for the left facing corner, making a reach for a nic...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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