Iron Man Traverse
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Climb the obvious rail from left to right. Easy moves provide encouragement, until the rail gets smaller near the end. Good incuts and determination help gain the sloper out on the right lip. Match on this and swing your right foot high and complete a classic.
South face of the 'Iron Man Boulder'
Aaron Sadlier on Iron Man Traverse
Setting up for the move to the sloper on the Iron ...
Getting the sloper on Iron Man, V4.
Pulling the final rockover on the Iron Man, V4.
Skip Guerin in the early 80's
Emily Craft on Ironman Traverse
an old photo of me on Ironman
Brendan Quinn 'bout to crux
working the imt
a view of the traverse
Iron Man V4
Iron Man Traverse
Iron Men bringing back the 80's
Iron man traverse
|Comments on Iron Man Traverse
|By Tim Steele|
From: Bishop, CA.
May 3, 2007
Hey everybody, line up for the Ironman! As a note of trivia, the first ascensionist, Tony Puppo, considered calling it "Desert Peach" due to the large flowering plant that once grew beneath it.
|By Adam Winters|
From: the Shire
Apr 12, 2009
rating: V4 6b
HYPE HYPE HYPE!! anybody have a power washer? that rail is getting grimy. use your brushes, people.
|By Dan Brayack|
From: Marmet, WV
Feb 10, 2011
You know - for the first timer on this thing - its V5 all day long....its a 4 once you've got it dialed/wired (well actually its like a 2....)
|By Brian Horlick|
From: Laramie, WY
Mar 24, 2013
Really really fun! Compared to a lot of other Buttermilk "classics" (Birthday Direct,anything on the Green Wall), this is far less slimy. Get on it!
Aug 11, 2013
Low to the ground, fun moves, approachable, flat landing, gorgeous rock, lovely looking.... you can see why this might be the most photographed problem on the planet.
There are two key small footholds for the crux. Oh... and don't throw a right heel hook until AFTER you have matched the jug.
From: Santa Barbara, CA
5 days ago
A real classic for the Bishop area. My advice is hit it early if you are there in the middle of the season, or you will see some huge crowds and have to wait your turn.