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Wallowa Mountains
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Benthos Buttress 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c A1

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, Alpine, 600', Grade IV
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a A1 [details]
FA: Dave Coughlin, Dave Jensen, Ted Winchel
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Submitted By: Billcoe on Feb 13, 2009
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leading the last pitch, a beautiful 5.7 finger cra...

Description 

The Wallowas have both granite and Limestone climbs. This is granite and of the solid variety. Dave has attached a description to his great picture which also draws in the routes for location them.


Protection 

Treat it like an adventure:-)



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Benthos Butress first pitch with Mark Hauter.
Benthos Butress first pitch with Mark Hauter.
Great photo by Dave Jenson, the first ascentionist and professional photographer
Great photo by Dave Jenson, the first ascentionist...
Me leading the crux pitch. 5.10c
Me leading the crux pitch. 5.10c
mid way up the route, mark leads through the choss pile pitch.
mid way up the route, mark leads through the choss...
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