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Routes in Thunder Buttress

Backlash S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Beast in Me, The T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Concertina S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Gun Club S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
L.S.D. T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Let's Make A Deal S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Loud Noise S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Momma's Squeeze Box T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mushrooms T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Right Son of Thunder T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Screamer Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Super Crack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Transcendence S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Tom Howard, Bill Newman 1981
Page Views: 1,649 total, 13/month
Shared By: Jeremy Steck on Sep 25, 2007
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath

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Description

This route is a great intro for offwidth climbing. Climb the squeeze chimney to the top. It can be a bit dirty inside, but this does not really affect the climbing. About 20 Ft. below the top, there are several variations to the finish as the crack split to the right or straight up. Straight up appears to be the easiest finish, with very large gear for protection. The right crack can be made more difficult by exiting the chimney at the first opportunity(G gear).

Location

Start at the base of the obvious wide chimney on a platform. This is just to the left of Concertina.

Protection

This takes on a PG rating unless big bros are used. Most of the chimney can be very adequately protected with small nuts and cams.

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