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Bullet the New Sky S 
Dial 911 S 
Discombobulated S 
Dissonance S 
Doug Reed Warmup S 
Legacy S 
Mississippi Burning S 
New World Order S 
Pocket Route S 
Racist, The S 
Rock Lobster T 
S.T.A.N.C. T 
Silent but Deadly S 
Stolen Kisses T 
Sugar Bubbas S 

Snake Buttress Rock Climbing 

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This wall is home to several New River Gorge classic sport climbs. Most of this wall collects lots of sunshine, so avoid it during the warmer times of year.

Getting There 

From the Honeymooners ladders head upstream, drop down in front of the boulder that has a couple of three bolt routes that look craptacular and up to the base of The Classic 11's Discombobulated and Legacy.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Snake Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snake Buttress:
S.T.A.N.C.   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
Rock Lobster   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad   
Sugar Bubbas   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Legacy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Discombobulated   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Mississippi Burning   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
New World Order   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
Bullet the New Sky   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 80'   
Dial 911   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pocket Route   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Dissonance   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Racist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Discombobulated 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Snake Buttress
This climb looks like it is just a tall climb from the ground. However, when you get on this bad-boy you quickly find out that there is a heinous crux between the second and third bolt. Fortunately you have a sweet no-hands rest (if you can battle away the spiders) in a pod at an obvious sport above the 3rd bolt. Pumpy climbing continues above on undercling with long reaches between sloping edges with bad feet. Finally keep you head fight the pump and work over the last buldge (if you mess up th...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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