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Neighbor Of Putterman
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Fearless 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c C2

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c C2 [details]
FA: Dan Russell and Brian Shelton
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Dan Russell on Mar 23, 2002

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Brian Shelton on the ledge above the 5.8 hands sta...

Description 

Fearless is the prominent dihedral just to the right of Suzi Has No Choice (5.8+) and 100 yards to the right of Putterman's Big Toe (5.9). The first 30 feet is a 5.8 hands corner that gains a small ledge, also the top of Suzi Has No Choice (which comes in from the left). Fearless continues on C2 aid up the dihedral, mostly in the quarter-inch to half-inch range. At about 85 feet, lean right into a short .5-1 inch splitter to reach the 4-pin anchor. Rappel 100 feet to ground. DON'T BRING A HAMMER! This route went clean on the first ascent without much trouble at all, no need to change that!


Protection 

1-2.5 inches for the 5.8 start. For the aid, bring MANY cams in the .25 to .75 range, plus a handful of stoppers. A wired hex or two also comes in handy.



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Climbing the first pitch of Fearless.
Climbing the first pitch of Fearless.
North Face "Neighbor Of Putterman"
BETA PHOTO: North Face "Neighbor Of Putterman"
Dan Russell building the anchor on the FA.
Dan Russell building the anchor on the FA.
Dan Russell in the C2 section on the FA.
Dan Russell in the C2 section on the FA.
Higher up on Fearless.
Higher up on Fearless.
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By Brian Shelton
Sep 3, 2002

There is now a two bolt anchor above the 5.8 section on 1st pitch.

By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 27, 2011

Not an aid climber but would like to give pitch 2 a try next time. The first pitch is stellar and a great line for those with little trad leading experience.

By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 26, 2013

I climbed this again on 10/24/13; there was nothing on the anchor bolts atop P1. I threaded one piece of black webbing and attached a quick link for rappel. This was meant as a temporary descent anchor - PLEASE DO NOT TRUST THIS ANCHOR WITHOUT ADDING TO IT.