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Routes in Isis Buttress

Arapilumps T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bart's Way T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dead Boy T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dead Boy Direct T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Flaked Out T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Isis T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
King Tut T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Living Dead T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ramses T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Road Kill T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Shinbuster T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sport Pages T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Hansen, Hladick-'81
Page Views: 159 total, 1/month
Shared By: Nate Christiansen on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route parallels Living Dead and Dead Boy and is just to the right of Living Dead. Climb the steep finger crack and move to the right of the crack on the very positive flakes. Is a little dirty towards the top of the pitch. TR or continue up.

Protection

Stoppers, small and med, maybe some small or med Aliens could help.
slim

  5.10b
slim    
  5.10b
Very fun pitch, kind of feels like sport climbing more than crack climbing during the crux. Oct 12, 2010
Bill Flaherty
Evergreen, CO
 
Bill Flaherty   Evergreen, CO
 
Really fun pitch. Great pro, good moves, and you can play around on the Living Dead, a tough 11b next door, from the same bolted anchors. No need to step over into Sports Pages as I think one guidebook says, the crack is great all the way up, if a little veggie. May 29, 2009
SirVato
Boulder
 
SirVato   Boulder
 
Great route!! From the top, continue on the left-angling crack system to a second set of anchors. 70m rope helpful, not sure if a 60 will get down. Jun 12, 2006
Ivan Rezucha
Fort Collins, CO
 
Ivan Rezucha   Fort Collins, CO
 
We thought this was a very nice route. The only negative is the proximity to Sports Pages. Although we didn't stem over to Sports Pages, we did use the right side of the rib that separates the two crack systems. This felt a bit like cheating but was the obvious thing to do.

Gillett describes a 10a second pitch that appears to be different than the second pitch of Living Dead. We read about this pitch in the car on the way home so didn't scope it out. Jul 11, 2004
Even if you stem off of nearby Sport's Pages, dropping the grade closer to 5.9, this still has good climbing. Add 2nd pich of Living Dead , better yet... Aug 15, 2003