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Routes in L) Dr. Ruth's Big Buttress

Arms Control T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Between Coming and Going T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crystal Vision T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Diddler, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dr. Ruth's Variation T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Grafenburg Crack, The T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Growing Hole, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Idiotsyncracies T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Recondite T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Technarete T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Titan's Dice S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Tom Howard, Rick Thompson 1985
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Shared By: Chris Hillios on May 4, 2008
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Access Issue: Writing in chalk Details

Description [Suggest Change]

Follow 25' Handcrack to ledge. Move Right to Layback flake ancd continue to top. Either move left on slabby face at top or trend right to easier ground.

Makes a good climb out.

Location [Suggest Change]

About 5 routes left of Fantasy Roof area.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Takes everything from small TCU to BD 3. Bolted anchor.

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Kyle Hartung  
 
This route is quite fun - plenty of options for gear and an interesting crux in the middle. I didn't see the bolted anchors trending up and a bit left on the headwall, so I topped out at a pine tree. There are anchors to the left of the large pine near the top. Jun 30, 2016

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