Type: Trad, 1750 ft (530 m), 17 pitches, Grade IV
FA: 2007 Tony Calderone
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Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Start

Start 200' left/east of the giant black water streak, on the far left side of the buttress.

Route Description:

Pitch 1: 100' of dirty cracks.

Pitch 2: 100' of slab.

Pitch 3: 100' of flakey slab.

Pitch 4: 100' up a right-facing dihedral.

Pitch 5: 100' up a slab, ledge, face & intermittent cracks.

Pitch 6: 100' up a slab, ledge, face & intermittent cracks.

Pitch 7: 100' up a clean slab.

Pitch 8: 100' up a clean slab.

Pitch 9: 100' up a dirty face.

Pitch 10: 100' up low-angle dirty slabs.

Pitch 11: (100') Climb dirty slabs.

Pitch 12: (150') Climb tree-filled cracks.

Pitch 13: (150') Climb a clean face.

Pitch 14: (150') Climb loose rock.

Pitch 15: (200') Climb more loose rock.

Protection

I recommend 8 SLCDs (0.4"-3.5"), 8 nuts (0.3"-1"), 32 carabiners & 12 runners (24").

Descent

Scramble southwest into the gully.

History

Bolted in 2007.
Sections of the first 2 pitches may have been climbed by the Alpenbock Club in the 1960s, but there is no record of it.

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