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Sidewinder Buttress

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Sidewinder Buttress  

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This area has most of the easier climbs in Rattler, and is a popular area. It can get busy on warm days and weekends. There is a variety of grades and quality here, most of the really good routes are in the lower grades.

Getting There 

From the main parking area, hike straight up the scree slope heading towards the left side of the obvious large triangular face. pass this and the climbs will be on your right side heading uphill.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sidewinder Buttress:
Don't Put Your Hand In It   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Snake Eye   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Sidewinder Buttress

sidewinder 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  MT : Rattler Gulch : Sidewinder Buttress
This is the climb directly right of orange peel. Heads up the steep and thin face, with some awkward and hard moves. This climb is definitely harder than the grade due to some holds coming off or getting smaller. Some small holds may still be coming off. Can be TRed from Orange peel as they share the anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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