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"Exercize Buttress" T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
"Steeple" Face TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Almost Cut My Hair TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Changing Majors Senior Year T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
College Rock Chimney Buttress TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
College Rock Traverse V3 6A
Don't Know Much About Biology TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Don't Stop Till You See the Whites of My Eyes TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Exersize Left to the Reader TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Extra Points TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Flunked Again TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
It's Late September TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mantel V3 6A
Militant Right TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
More Money TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
My Mind Is A Blank T,TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Nerds TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Not on My Face You Don't TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Send Money TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spring Vacation (College Rock Chimney) TR 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
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Type: Trad, TR, 25 ft
FA: 1970s
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Shared By: Robbovius on Aug 14, 2007
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer, jim.dangle

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Description

2/3rds of the way southward along the crag, next to the "Exercise Left to the Reader" crack, climb the right-facing buttress, characterized by a triplet of jagged overhangs in a corner, with an awkward offwidth. One of the easist lines at College Rock, though the move to make the upper ledge is awkward and, if you're highballing the line, it'll make you concentrate. Free soloing, the top-out ( to the top ledge adjacent to the top of the "Steeple" requires one sorta-technical 5.5+/5.6-range move, and commitment. Don't wuss out, make the move...ta DAAAAHH! see that was easy, wasn't it? ;-)

Location

This is the right-facing buttress just left of "Exercize Left to the Reader", and just behind the "Steeple".

Protection

Nice cracks all the way up take plenty of gear, though the route is so short you'll likely only place 3-4 pieces, total. For top rope, there are features from which a gear anchor could be built, or trees (back on the ledge over Send Money) can be slung above the top ledge.

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