Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Pat Maloney, Jim Mutscheller 1980 FFA: Ed Van Steenwuyk, Dana Hauser 1982
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Dec 31, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details


Just right of Crescent Crack, is a thin crack/seam that doesn't protect well. It requires thin fingers and teeny tiny toe jams, until well... you Lunge or Plunge. Watch the flake near the top as it seems like it is going to come down soon.


Micro nuts for the climb, and a good selection for the anchors.


Make sure those nuts are good! seen a few folks deck on this after lungeing, then plungeing, and then ripping all their nuts. had a partner land on me from the "lunge" (more like I body checked him into the wall, now that's a spotter!) A stout lead, but great when you sent it! May 24, 2005
M Hansen
M Hansen  
Fun route! Takes HB offsets well with a screamer on the top pieces. Probably only worth 1 star, but this was the first 5.10 I led in '86 so I have fond memories. Jun 29, 2005
electric lady land
d-know   electric lady land
did this in the spring while it was still seeping. there was the head of a micro-nut w/out the wire stuck in the crack. fun foot work Jan 25, 2006
Crag Turkey
Holladay, UT
Crag Turkey   Holladay, UT
Fun movement, and exciting crux! Worth checking out. Oct 4, 2017