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Routes in Lower Mother's Buttress

Alex's Tower T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Another Unnamed Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cow-a-Bunga T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cymbeline T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Fine Line, A T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Guide's Route T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Lord of Wisdom, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mint Jam T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
No Name Route T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Slippery When Wet T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown Semi OW T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Welcoming Party T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Who knows!
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Shared By: John Peterson on Apr 8, 2008
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

There's a lot of places to climb at Mothers besides what's in the guidebook. Here's one we did when the more popular routes were full.

About 20' left of 105949834 is a deep crack system with a bulge. Climb up some nice face moves on the slab just right of the chimney (I cheated and placed a piece from the chimney then stepped down). When you get to the bulge (fixed wire), step right past a horn to a good ledge and then up a fun bulge to the top. There are no bolts, but you can scramble off right from there.

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Trad rack.

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