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Routes in Flying Buttress

Flying Buttress Route T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hound's Tooth T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Lichen It T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mosaic Wall T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Penny Arcade T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Storm Watch T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 310 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: Allen Sanderson & Mike Vanderbeck 1989
Page Views: 372 total · 3/month
Shared By: Allen Sanderson on Aug 22, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Start up a shallow dihedral that is left of the Mosaic Wall until it reaches a ledge (150'). Continue up until another ledge is reached under a steep headwall. Follow a crack up through the head while airy climbing. After the headwall it kicks back.


Just to the left of the Mosaic Wall


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Did you build your own belays or leave anything fixed on this route? Did you walk off? Have yo ever rappelled the wall from the fixed combination of hand drilled bolts and pins from Thin Man taking you to the base of the FB? I wonder what condition these are in?
Just curious. Aug 23, 2007
Allen Sanderson
Allen Sanderson   Oootah
What we did as we climbed the route. Watched a storm roll in. We built our own belays and then rappelled from over to the northeast of Thin Man. As I remember, they were bush raps and we left a few slings. For some we went over to the dead snag above "Lichen It" Sep 1, 2007

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