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Isosceles Peak
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Southwest Buttress 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: August 1995 by Reese Martin, Sharon Reynolds, and Steve Reynolds
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Submitted By: Chris S on Jul 12, 2010

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Description 

Start at the large ramp just left of the center of the buttress. Low 5th class leads to a corner beneath a blocky roof. Traverse right (5.6) to the crest of the buttress and follow 3 more pitches of 3rd and 4th-class climbing to the West Summit.

Location 

The best descent option is by down-scrambling the SW Buttress to the roof described, then two to three 30m rappels will reach the bottom of the buttress.

Protection 

Alpine Rack


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