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Welcome to Taylor Canyon - Second Buttress



The Second Buttress is the large buttress just north of the first. There are an innumerable number of routes especially on the right side. However, only the classics are shown here.

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Taylor Second Buttress
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(1) Chuck E. Cheese (5.9) Trad - The climb is a classic three pitch. Pitch: 1 (5.8) Climb the left facing offwidth/dihedral to the top of a mini-buttress. Pitch: 2 (5.9) Climb the face up on a diagonal left. Traverse right to two bolts below a depression. Pitch: 3 (5.9) Climb up the face. There are two options just below the roof. The right is a crack and the left is juggy. Length: 250'

(2) Back for Seconds (5.11+) Mixed - Climb the arete rather than the the offwidth of Chuck E. Cheese Length: 60'

(3) Fear More Beer (5.11c) Mixed - Climb the face to the roof. Desperate. Length: 60'

(4) Angles Away (5.10) Trad - Follow the left facing dihedral to a set of anchors. Takes small gear in the crack in the corner. Length: 60'

(5) Needs a Bolt (5.10R) Trad - As the name applies. Same dihedral start as roofer madness but traverse left. Length: 80' FA: John Hullett, 19??

(6) Roofer Madness (5.9+) Trad - Follow dihedral to below the roof. The name comes from the aid pitch out the roof as a second pitch.

(7) Cracker Jack (5.10a) Trad - Follow cracks to the right of Roofer Madness.