The Sky Buttresses takes an impressive position high above the canyon floor. Its three routes all ascend the nicely steep arete.
Pictures, directions, and better route descriptions available in Sweet Spots, the area guide, by Jerry Painter and Matt TeNgaio. Buy this excellent book!
Before you get to the James Bond Wall, follow game trail up the hill on the right side of the road. Access the routes by walking to the far right of the grassy ledge.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
1 Total Routes
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Pocket Full of Corprolite 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c ID
: Box Canyon
: Sky Buttress
Fun climb with great position. For a single-pitch rock climb, this one allows you to feel nicely exposed. You've already hiked a couple hundred feet from the canyon floor, so halfway up this route, you're soaring. A great opportunity for a moderate climber to get high in the sky.No real crux, just fun, steep and sustained face climbing on the right side of the arete.Just for fun, an anecdote: My first time climbing this route, I was belaying my climbing partner, and the golden eagle that used to...[more] Browse More Classics in ID
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