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Routes in (u) Northeast Buttress

Bookhouse Boys T,TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Etude T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Etude direct start T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Flake Out T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Flakes of Rad T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Flakes of Wrath T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Flower of High Rank T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hey Dude T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hidden Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Johnny Quest T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
My Brothers T,TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Race Bannon T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rock Hudson T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Spooky Spike T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Spooky Spike Direct T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Vicious Rumors T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Wet Dreams T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, 2 pitches
FA: FA: Dave Evans, Margy Floyd (A3) 1985 FFA : TR Bob Gaines 1987 FL: Andy Puhvel, 1989
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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on Jan 15, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This thin crack/seam starts inbetween the routes Flakes of Wrath and Vicious Rumors (5.11c R). This tips crack ends at the traversing route Flake Out, and finish up the rock on a variety of routes.


Northeast Wall Routes,just before Etude


Super thin to 1.5 inches


Bob Gaines  
Dave Evans named the route Rock Hudson. When I did the FFA on a TR I renamed it "Rock Hudson Without Aids" but Rock Hudson is the name that stuck. Jan 22, 2007
C Miller   CA  
Joshua Tree has the Rock Hudson formation with it's "aid" route - A Bolt, A Bashie And A Bold Mantle (5.8 A4). Jan 22, 2007
Ryan Strickland
Idyllwild, CA
Ryan Strickland   Idyllwild, CA
How many times has this thing been led? Apr 21, 2016
Matt Beebe  
3 stars in my opinion. Big moves and bad feet and steep. Does it get any better? Naw... Aug 6, 2018
Bob, Rock Hudson without Aids?!?! Oh boy, different times, different times. I can hear the millennials googling right now. Aug 7, 2018

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