||Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches, 100'
|Original: ||WI4+ M4 Easy Snow [details]|
|FA: ||Ryan Barber, Bradley White|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||241|
|Submitted By: ||Ryan Barber on Feb 26, 2013|
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Nice tools straight from the ice age.
This ice flow grows big and fat right on-top of the rock route "Black Buttress". A nice mountaineering adventure with snow, ice, and rock.
P1 (WI 3/M4+): Start at small to body sized right facing icicle. Stem and mantel to gain snice-ramp. Follow to huge snowledge and belay off tree. 30 ft.
P2 (WI4+): Move right along snowledge to access fat Blue Buttress proper and continue to trees. 50ft
Screws and #2 Camelot to protect first few moves.
Bradley White topping out on Blue Buttress
Bradley White seconding Blue Buttress
Looking up at Blue Buttress headwall
Bradley about to start pitch 2 of Blue Buttress
BETA PHOTO: Blue Buttress topo