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Firefly S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Great Leap T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Green Flash S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Iron Butterfly S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Other Side of the Fence S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Papillon S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Phantom Fear S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Rufous T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stoop S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 115 ft
FA: E.Rhicard, J.Scott, V.Bates, B.Silvester, C.Prewitt
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Shared By: Chris Prewitt on Oct 21, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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A jaw-dropping line of unparalleled quality and asthetics. Not only is it long, Firefly steepens throughout its entire length.

Climb an interesting slab to vertical rock, eventually climbing an overhanging blunt arete before a final headwall guarding the anchors.

This route is worth every step of the hike.


THE ARETE. The center of the Butterfly wall, start at the open area between the Patio blocks and where the trail goes between small trees and the wall.


16 bolts + anchors


Aesthetic, exposed, classic! Once this route gets a little more traffic, it will easily merit five stars. Oct 17, 2010
Check out the photo of Vince Bates on Iron Butterfly. The left skyline where it is overhanging is the top of the route. Oct 23, 2009
Tucson, AZ
Geir   Tucson, AZ
sounds awesome! can't wait to try it out! do you have photos of this route yet? Oct 23, 2009

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