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Stump Buttress

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Stump Buttress  


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Description 

This area describes the south and west faces of Stump Buttress. Stump is a large rock formation that has few routes up the south and west faces, the main route being The Crow's Nest, a fun 5.9 crack climb. Those with an imagination could make the clean and steep west face go with some bolts. The west face is a bit chossier, but has been climbed as well.

Getting There 

Approach as for Hole in the Wall Canyon. As you walk into the canyon, you'll pass The Shield on your right. Keep heading down canyon until you're at the base of a talus field that leads to a large 300 foot buttress. This buttress is Stump.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Stump Buttress
The Crow's Nest.

The Crow's Nest 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CO : Steamboat Springs : ... : Stump Buttress
This route follows the obvious dihedral on the south face of Stump Buttress. The climbing is 5.8 and 5.9 all the way, with some sections of devious pro. There are anchors at the top of P1 and P3, so you need two ropes to get off.P1: Start at the base of the west face of Stump Buttress. Start up the gully between The Needle (the 200 foot tall detatched pillar) and Stump. After about 50 feet of gully climbing, gain the thin crack in the right-facing corner. Climb this crack for 60 more feet to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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