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Mississippi Buttress

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Mississippi Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 6, 2009
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This represents the northern end of the 'Stanage Popular' area. Here the edge becomes more continuous with buttress after buttress of quality rock.

Perhaps the best route here is Mississippi Buttress Direct, but its closely followed by several others.

Getting There 

From the popular parking area, head up to the edge and follow along the continuous section until it starts to end.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mississippi Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mississippi Buttress:
Mississippi Buttress Direct   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 60'   
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Featured Route For Mississippi Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber seconding The Link

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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