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i. Orangutan Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Orangutan Buttress is between the large, low angled Open Face to its left, and the Great Zawn gully to its right.

Its older routes include Orangutan Traverse (V3), Dandy Line (5.8), Orangutan variations (to 5.9), and Super Slab (5.11a).

Sim has bolted some sport lines here more recently. These include:

Dirty Sanchez 5.9+ G ~sport two pitches (5.7, 5.9+)****
Pete's Trepanation 5.7 G ~sport one pitch (35mtr top-rope)****

Getting There 

Along the belay trail between the Open Face and the Great Zawn.

Climbing Season

For the Ralph Stover State Park (High Rocks) area.

Weather station 7.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in i. Orangutan Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for i. Orangutan Buttress:
Dirty Sanchez   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 110'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Orangutan Buttress. A new line of bolts went up in...

Dirty Sanchez 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  PA : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : i. Orangutan Buttress
A tall bolted route on the left middle section of Orangutan Buttress. A stiff start up a short shallow open book under the first bolt, followed by an interesting jaunt up the face. Three quarters of the way up the cliff is a roomy ledge with a pair of belay/rappel chains. From there, combine finesse and brute force to tackle the roof immediately off the deck - don't kick your ledge partners in the helmet - then haul over the bulge up the steep short second pitch to the top. If you're lucky you'l...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Brett near the top of pitch 1 of Dirty Sanchez.
Brett near the top of pitch 1 of Dirty Sanchez.

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