Type: Trad, 280 ft (85 m), 3 pitches
FA: Tyler Phillips & Pete VanSlooten 07'
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Shared By: Tyler Phillips on Oct 13, 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


P1. Start at the apex of the hill, climb up and slightly left passing a ring piton. From here climb up about 20+ feet to a nice ledge and a piton belay (can be backed up). 5.7+ (can run together w/ P2)

P2.Climb up and right placing a cam in the small roof, from here numerous bolts and a few TCU placements will bring you to a large ledge and a chain belay. 5.8-

P3. Climb up slab going over a small roof, from there aim for the right hand black streak. Clip a few bolts going up the cool features, pull around the lip and stop at the belay stance. 5.10a

We are currently working the pitch above this.


Almost in the center of the slab. A hidden fixed ring pin leads to the 1st pitch sub belay thats up and left. See
The Hidden Heavenly Slab topo. for start.

70M rope w/ slight downclimb (E-Z), or 2 60M for the raps


(1) #1 camalot, a set of TCU’s, QD’s, shoulder slings helpful.
70M rope w/ slight downclimb, or 2 50M for the raps