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Cornerstone Variation T 
Explosive Energy Child T 
First Ascent Crack T 
In Harm's Way T 
Out of Harm's Way T,S 
Spiderman T 
Spiderman Variation T 
Squashed Spider S 

(p) Spiderman Buttress  

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Spiderman buttress is home to many classic moderate climbs. As one of the most popular "backside" areas there is often a wait for the most popular routes here (spiderman). Climbs here have a spectacular backdrop of cascade peaks.

Getting There 

Head down the main trail, cross the river, and go past the dihedrals and main area. Take the trail up to asterik pass and scramble over the top. Head right (north) along climber's trails and follow signs to the west facing buttress.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for (p) Spiderman Buttress:
In Harm's Way   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches   
Spiderman   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Spiderman Variation   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Out of Harm's Way   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Cornerstone Variation   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Explosive Energy Child   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Spiderman is one of the great moderate trad climbs at Smith. This crack on the tuft is surprisingly solid and has some surprisingly exciting moves for such an moderately graded climb.Pitch 1: 5.6 Begin on the right side of a large ramp. climb up a right angling crack to a bolted anchor on the left. . . or continue on and link up pitch 2Pitch 2: 5.7 Continue up the hand crack in the dihedral above. Belay at bolt anchors on the face.Pitch 3: 5.7 From the belay move left into a seam that quic...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

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By RJ Clark
Apr 14, 2015
There is a small raptor nest (with eggs) about 15 feet from the top of the first pitch of the main Spiderman Crack several feet in. The route should probably be closed for the spring season. I know this is a big loss. Anyone that can pass this along would be appreciated.
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