Type: Trad, 70 ft (21 m)
FA: Hank Armantrout and Bill Cramer 1982
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Shared By: Zac Robinson on Jun 24, 2008
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C

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Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details


Mission to Moscow is the obvious right leaning crack. Mostly hands with some funky stemming and chimneying possible to delay the pump. Fight up to the squeeze chimney at the top, bust a move through the steep crack and a 3-bolt anchor awaits.

The Mission was thoroughly cleaned in June of 2008 and could use a regular ascent every now and then to keep it in a manageable condition. With the amount of loose rock that was brushed off/fell out of the crack, the star rating should be upped at least 1 star. If there was a decent trail up to the base, it would probably earn another star. Alright! 2 out of 3 stars ain't bad.


Up across from the Eagle Buttress. Visible from the road.


A double set would be more than enough. Maybe an extra red and gold camalot would be nice.

Rap anchors at the top.