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Elevation: 3,200 ft
GPS: 47.55565, -120.76135
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Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Zachary Winters
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South east exposure with mostly sunny aspect all day.

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Park just west of 8 mile campground and look for the trail on the north side.  Hike uphill staying left of JY crag and once you hit lower eight-mile buttress following a path to the right that winds uphill.  There is a 150ft steep rock cluster between the top of the lower and middle eight mile, stay right of that on a path with some minimal scrambling to get to the base of middle 8-mile. steep approach, 30-45 minutes.  Alternatively, just 100ft above the end of the route there is a low angle gully going up the 150ft steep rock cluster that is 4th class but will get you to the base of the route without shoes full of sand.

To descend, from the top, continue uphill a little ways until you see a worn path wrapping climbers left towards the gully, follow that and hike down the gully for a ways until you see the obvious top of lower-eight mile and a small scramble skieers left out of the gully onto the top of lower eight mile.  Hike back to the trail you came up on and descend down to the road.

Approaching middle 8 mile buttress is best if climbing one of the routes on lower 8 mile buttress.

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Stump Route
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Hello Kitty
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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