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Rico Suave Buttress

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Second Thoughts 
Totally Tammy 

Rico Suave Buttress 


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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 18, 2007
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Description 

Great climbing. A worthwhile trip anytime but Summer.

Summer: Poison Ivy Alert. Do not hike in to climb here without long pants, socks, and shoes that you are prepared to wash immediatly after exit from this area.


Getting There 

Head east from Butcher's Branch, or west from the Glory Hole, brave the Poison Ivy forest and enjoy!


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',1],['>=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 Rico Suave Buttress:
Sand in My Crack (Cuddle Monkey)   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Good Old Days   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Rico Sauve   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 80'   
Totally Tammy   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Second Thoughts   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Not on the First Date   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Out of the Bag   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Pockets of Resistance   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Preparation H   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
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Awesome line up the super blunt arete.The Classic of the area.Belay from the trail at the base of the arete. Scramble up the boulder the out the airy start to clip the first bolt. Continue more or less straight up with loads of hand-foot matches and balancy moves between jugs that are always just out of reach....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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