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Bitty Buttress
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A's Jax T 
Bitty Buttress T 
Buzz, The S 
Electricity T,S 
Hand is Quicker than the Eye, The T,S 
Holy Ascension T,TR 
Jaguary T 
Jam Left T 
Jitters, The S 
Lorax, The S 
Mirage (aka Right Crack) T 
Moby Dike S 
Peach Monkey S 
Peapod T 
Return To Sender S 
Reveille T,S 
Rise and Shine S 
South T 
Spins, The T,S 
Treetop Landing T 
Welcome Home S 

South 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 350', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Layton Kor and Chuck Alexander, 1959.
Season: Summer and Fall
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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Dec 4, 2011

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Description 

The first pitch pretty weel defines the climb, straight up the large, right-facing dihedral to its top. This pitch is 5.7. Follow a faintly defined arete another long pitch (you can break into 2 shorter ones) to the top. After the first lead, the route has many possible lines, but following the least resistance keeps the route at 5.7.

Location 

This route begins in the large dihedral 20 feet left of the start for Bitty Buttress route.

Protection 

Standard rack; this can be done entirely with passive pro.


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By Chris Zeller
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 25, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route has potential but needs some major gardening. The route follows the dihedral but has lots of bushes and dirt. The line is very aestethic though. We did a bit of pruning just to get up it but it needs more work to earn the star it gets in Bob D'antino's book. I agree with his 5.8 rating. The second pitch (the one shared with A's Jax) is much cleaner and has a nice roof/chimney that looks much harder than it is.