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Arguable the most impressive section of rock on the edge, with its unending buttresses of tall proud gritstone. Its difficult to find a bad climb along this section of the edge.

This area is at the heart of the Stanage Popular area.

Areas from North to South.
  • Mississippi Buttress
  • Balcony Buttress

Getting There 

From the southern parking area take one of the numerous trails up to the edge. You are heading towards the crowds so you can't miss this area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mississippi Area:
Mississippi Buttress Direct   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 60'   Mississippi Buttress
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The Link 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Mississippi Buttress
The Link lives up to its name as it joins together the lower and upper cruxes of Congo Corner through a steep and direct flake haul. It is a bold line up the blunt arete of Mississippi Buttress, and one of the most classic E1s on the Edge. Start as for Congo Corner, the thin seam 15 feet left of Mississippi Buttress Direct. Make crux moves almost right off the ground. With poor feet and worse finger locks, move into a hand jam and finally to easier ground. Continue up a V-groove to the base of t...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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