Type: Trad, 170 ft (52 m), 2 pitches
FA: Ruckman, Ruckman
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Jul 6, 2005
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C

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


Del Tongo's first pitch climbs up the ramp past the start of Bright Shining Lie until the end of the ramp. It then climbs some weak flakes up and left that don't protect real well. The second pitch climbs up just left of the anchors with an unprotected 5.9 crux. Protection can be gained as you reach the flake. It then follows weaknesses to the left portion of the obvious "Wizard's Chin". From this point it follows Magic Circus' line up the left-facing crack.


1 bolt to the 1st two bolt anchor. 2 bolt anchor that it shares with A Bright Shining Lie. Bring a couple of micro-cams for the flake above the 1st anchor, and bring larger gear for the portion that joins in with Magic Circus' left-facing crack. We used my largest hex, and #2 Camalot's and larger.


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