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Peruvian Buttress

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Peruvian Buttress 


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Description 

Tn LCC, the chunk of Hellgate-like rock above and a bit south of the Blackjack Condos at Snowbird along the Peruvian Ridge between Alta and Snowbird. About 15 minute approach time to a huge Douglas Fir Tree, which had a lot of old bamboo and black-orange ski patrol boundry cord wrapped around it. West Facing.


Getting There 

From the bypass road. one can see the crag up looming on the Snowbird-Alta boundary


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