Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
The Sphinx Buttress

Select Route:
Head of the Sphinx TR 

The Sphinx Buttress  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: -15.2829, 35.3468 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 116
Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: John Bradford on Jul 14, 2013
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

A nice piece of rock, originally climbed by Andrew Metcalf et al in the 70's or early 80's. It is possible to do this from the bottom of the plateau. Doing this takes about 8 to 14 hours (600M) As an alternative, one can drive out to the Queen's View on top of the plateau. A half an hour walk or a pretty fun motorcycle ride will take you right to the top of the climb.

Getting There 

Drive up the Kuchawa road and take the turn past the trout farm. The dirt road winds along the plateau past the view point, generally headed towards CHingwe's Hole. Pass several turns, until you come to a T...and take the short spur to the right. Park near the overlook at the road's end, or take your motorcycle down a faint track that branches left just before the end. Travel the path heading towards the obvious butress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.1 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Comments on The Sphinx Buttress Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -