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Buffalo Tears 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Ken Trout and Robby Baker, 1983
Season: afternoon sun
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Submitted By: Ken Trout on Jun 29, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The Buffalo Tears topo from my book.

Description 

The line is the major black water-streak up Helen's Dome. The crux is just off the deck - tip-toeing left across the streak and then up it. It is almost Tuolumne Meadows quality rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: Red marks the Buffalo Tears route.
Red marks the Buffalo Tears route.

Protection 

We used small stuff, too.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Buffalo Tears in faint red. Photo by MP contributo...
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