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Routes in Fisherman's Buttress - West Face

Check Your Fly S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Crappie Corner S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fish Face TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Piece of Carp T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Power Bait S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Professor Merten's T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Rapala S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stanley-Slip Bobber S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Trolling for Tuna S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 30 ft
FA: Brad Singer, Dave LePere & John Cardmon, October 1999
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Shared By: C Miller on Mar 14, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb the short, vertical face via edges and textured rock with a distinct crux moving past the first bolt. The bolts, especially the first one, should be moved to allow better clipping by shorter people. It would also be nice if the anchor chains were replaced (and lengthened) as the ones currently in place seem more suited for hanging house plants!


This is the furthest right bolted line on the west face and is located just right of a huge pine growing against the base of the crag; it's just a short ways right of Stanley-Slip Bobber.


3 bolts, chain anchors


Good warm up route for the other harder routes. Like the other comment said, an interesting few thought provoking moves following the first bolt. Apr 23, 2012
Colin Schour
Big Bear Lake, CA
Colin Schour   Big Bear Lake, CA
Cool climb for the grade. A few thought provoking moves on good rock. Feb 23, 2012