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The prominent buttress to the right of Aggro Gully. West Ship is its brother buttress. Because much of the rock on the face of this buttress is less than optimal few routes are found on it but the few that are there are worth checking out.
Hike the river trail downstream around Windy Corner past Shiprock. The first buttress is East Ship.
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Featured Route For East Ship River Face
Time To Power (1st pitch only) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a OR : Smith Rock : East Ship River Face
The first pitch to Time To Power is only mentioned in Watt's book as something where "you have to plow through an ugly approach pitch to get to the real [5.12c] climbing". Occasional ascents during the last decade on the sparsely placed bolts has improved this pitch to "fun for some" status.The standard, straight-up start to reach the high on the wall first bolt can be made a bit easier by using a modest ramp system just uphill and to the right of the direct start. The somewhat tricky crux is p...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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