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Icicle Buttress

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Arch, The T 
Bumper Belay S 
Cocaine Connection S 
Cocaine Crack T 
Forking Crack T 
I Didn't Exhale S 
R & D T 
Ramp, The T 
Spaghetti Sauce T 
Tober T,S 

Icicle Buttress  


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BETA PHOTO: The left side of Icicle Buttress.

Description 

Large roadside clrag with a number of sport and trad routes up to 4 pitches.

Getting There 

Large, tiered, roadside crag 6.5 miles up Icicle Road on the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['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 Icicle Buttress:
R & D   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Spaghetti Sauce   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Arch   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Cocaine Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   
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Featured Route For Icicle Buttress
Looking Down the R&D Chimney

R & D 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Icicle Buttress
The route starts 100+ feet above the road on the left side of the crag. Follow a slab/corner 15ft to a short chimney and traverse right around a large block to the 1st belay. Follow blocky terrain with fun moves mixed in towards the chimney to the right of an obvious arching crack (Cocaine Crack) splitting the smooth face on the left. Head up the chimmey to a large ledge below several short seep cracks the rightmost of which is the easiest. Above here follow slabs and low angle cracks to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By kBobby
From: Spokane, WA
Aug 15, 2011
Note: if you climb one of the longer routes (R&D, Cocaine Crack, ...) to the top, you will end up right at the base of Bob's Wall. Makes for some nice additional climbing.