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Northeast Buttress

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Etude T 
Flake Out T 
Flakes of Rad T 
Flakes of Wrath T 
Flower of High Rank T 
Johnny Quest T 
Rock Hudson T 
Spooky Spike T 
Wet Dreams T 

Northeast Buttress  

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BETA PHOTO: Left side of the NE Buttress (Johnny Quest to Vici...


A handful of classic cracks are the highlight of this wall including Jonny Quest (10b), Etude (11a), and everybody's favorite Flower of High Rank (5.9)

Getting There 

When the approach trail hits the Weeping Wall, follow the trail along the base to the right for about 5 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['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 Northeast Buttress:
Spooky Spike   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Flower of High Rank   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Johnny Quest   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Flakes of Wrath   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Etude   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Wet Dreams   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Northeast Buttress
Short but sweet.  Photo by Tom Michael.

Johnny Quest 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Northeast Buttress
Pitch 1 (crux) is a classic steep finger crack. You can either rappel 90' from the top of this pitch or continue to the top with the second pitch of Flake Out (5.6) or Flakes of Wrath (5.9R). This climb is in the shade after mid-morning for most of the year....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Hey Dude (5.12a), Etude (5.11a) and Flower of High...
BETA PHOTO: Hey Dude (5.12a), Etude (5.11a) and Flower of High...
Heard this route is named "Yours" a 5.7 ...
BETA PHOTO: Heard this route is named "Yours" a 5.7 ...

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