NW Buttress Climber's Log

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caysedave

caysedave - Nov 4, 2013 3:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

B-Day Climb!  Sucess!

Simul'd mostly on a light half rope. Looking down on the Valley from summit was surreal.

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Jul 29, 2013 6:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2013

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Climbed with Ryan. Mostly simulclimbing. Nice clean rock, great views, - fun route.

muajee

muajee - Jul 23, 2013 12:36 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2013

2nd solo  Sucess!

With K.

Passed one roped party and had the rest of the "playground" and summit to ourselves.

FUN as always!!!!!

Took the direct exit instead of the class 4 traverse this time. Amazingly easy.

Vertigo soul

Vertigo soul - Jul 1, 2013 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2013

Fun route!  Sucess!

Many variations to the route makes it adventurous. Overall, a pretty easy and quick climb!

traverpen

traverpen - Nov 26, 2012 11:27 am Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2012

Fun Climb

Great first simul-climb. Easy and fun. First third seemed like all 3rd and 4th class.

mtneering

mtneering - Sep 8, 2012 9:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2012

Great   Sucess!

multi-pitch in Yosemite

dkangas - Aug 26, 2012 6:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2012

Very enjoyable  Sucess!

Started simuling about halfway up. Though we looked, we never found either the left 4th class exit nor the 5.7 hand-crack. We just kept climbing after going right around the roof, basically going straight up, till we saw an obvious right-trending finish just below the actual summit. Trying to follow the 14 pitch supertopo beta on this would be truly absurd. Just climb it!

Seth Maciejowski

Seth Maciejowski - Aug 3, 2012 3:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2012

Fun  Sucess!

Did in four big simul pitches. Lots of fun easy climbing with many variations to bypass other parties.

hubix

hubix - Jul 28, 2011 8:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2011

Great climb  Sucess!

Soloed the route except of the last 1 1/2 pitches which we simulclimbed. Descent was longer than expected with some snow and slippery slabs.

badmajick

badmajick - Apr 21, 2011 3:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Great Views!  Sucess!

Climbed mostly free, then did a 5.8 variation after joining up with another group who let me tag along.

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Oct 1, 2010 5:35 pm

solo  Sucess!

very fun solo in 2.5 hours with Charles Irving. jumped in the lake after to finish.

Paul86

Paul86 - Sep 14, 2010 1:36 am

Awesome!  Sucess!

Great free solo if you're cut out for such a task!

Blair

Blair - Aug 2, 2010 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010

Free Solo Ascent  Sucess!

A BIG 1st solo for me, had a great team. WOW

PellucidWombat

PellucidWombat - Aug 2, 2010 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010

Great Simul-climb  Sucess!

Led/simul-climbed the NW Buttress with Chris Terry while Dave Millar and Joel Bernier soloed it beside us. The climbing was easier than expected. Clean, fun rock, easy pro, and easy routefinding. The 5.7 direct finish was also very fun and secure climbing.

Chris and I descended the SW Ridge, but took a shortcut descent off of the ridge somewhere between the standard route and the West Face route.

biz

biz - Jul 29, 2010 2:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Simul-climbed the whole route except for the last pitch, which was a nice crack that lead to the NE side of the summit. There were 3 of us and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Dec 5, 2009 11:01 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

First Multi-Pitch  Sucess!

Deb Leyh leading. What a blast: need to head back and try soloing this next summer.

breadbox

breadbox - Oct 12, 2009 7:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2009

different with snow  Sucess!

But still fun!

WML

WML - Aug 30, 2009 4:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Awesome solo  Sucess!

This peak made a great solo...be sure to stay on route if you do solo it though!

bearbnz

bearbnz - Aug 22, 2009 1:46 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2009

Kinda short  Sucess!

Was anticipating a long route, but with simul-climbing and easy scrambling, it went by pretty fast. Pitched out a few at the top as we were on one of the 5.7-5.8 variations that led directly to the summit block.

pjc30943 - Aug 5, 2009 2:42 am Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2006

Mellow route  Sucess!

Nice, relaxing climb. No crowds and easy climbing/walking.

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