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The South Buttress is the relatively steep, imposing wall on the left-most side of the cliff. While the rest of Whitehorse is characterized by friction climbing, the South Buttress offers technical and pumpy edge climbing up a soaring vertical wall. There are even some cracks thrown in too.
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Atlantis 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b NH : Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Atlantis Area
Varied and challenging climbing consistent at 5.9 with only a couple exceptions. Awesome exposure with a very exciting finish up the 5.10 crack. This is a must climb at the grade. Heading out the roof on the last pitch is so cool and exposed. You get a real bigwall feel for a relatively short route. Do the 5.10b finish. It's not stiff for the grade and protects well with finger-sized gear. Pitch 1: (5.9) Head up the arching crack, feet on the slab. Interesting climbing with a powerful layback c...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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