Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Bob (?), early 1990s
Page Views: 142 total · 1/month
Shared By: Jason Halladay on Apr 3, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

The middle bolted route on the Lower Buttress. Face moves lead to the crux bulge moves at the top. Many a climber has fallen at the top moves and it's a clean fall.

Location

This is the middle route of three bolted routes on the Lower Buttress. Shown as route number 2 on the Lower Buttress route photo.

Protection

4 bolts to chains anchor.

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Daniel Trugman
Los Alamos, NM
  5.10a
Daniel Trugman   Los Alamos, NM
  5.10a
A nice intro to 5.10 for the aspirant because it is well-bolted and possibly a little soft for the grade. Crux bulge at the top has more than one interesting variation; they are all about 10a. Dec 17, 2008
Luke Hetrick
Los Alamos
  5.10a
Luke Hetrick   Los Alamos
  5.10a
Fun, quick climb that can be made easier if you use the other wall for some feet, however this really drops the difficulty.

I did take a fall as I headed to the anchors, like so many others, and as expected found the fall actually very pleasant despite it being only my second lead fall. Apr 15, 2016