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Routes in Westwind Buttress

Check the Technique T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Eastwind Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Empty Plate T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A2- PG13
Expect No Mercy T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fat Boy Slim T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Flippin' the Bird T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Grumpy Old Men T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Last of The Summer Wine T,S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Sacrifice T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Separation Anxiety T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Sit and Spin T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Textbook Variation T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
True Grit (Var.) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Warhorse T 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b R
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Type: Trad, 90 ft, Grade II
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Scott McLeod on May 2, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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

Description

This route is good fun. It has a stellar start in the wide crack, kind of an overhanging off-width (fat boy) and then climbs the right leaning crack that doesn't offer the climber much of anything (slim). It pulls through a great face section and then onto the slab of Check the Technique. At time of write up, it has one pin, but may be replaced with a bolt at some point.

Location

Right side of Perseverance Wall, #5 on the photo, the purple line

Protection

Small wires (i don't use 'em, but I know some of you LOVE wires)
Rack to #5 BD Camalot
Double up on small TCU sizes
Small grey C3 if you got it

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