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Routes in 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 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Dave Sippel, Rick Thompson 1986
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Shared By: Greg Sudlow on Jun 2, 2010
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Climb slab to narrow ledge twenty feet up then stay left of arête for forty feet until it is possible to step right onto top slab. Finish on easy ground to anchors.


Start on slab left of Grafenburg Crack in front of large tree.


Mixed: 1 pin. A bit heady and the pin is hard to find. If you’re not up to the lead an excellent alternatively is to TR the route after running the Granfenberg Crack (5.9-) or Idiotsyncracies (5.11b). Both of these two routes have the preferred option of finishing at the Diddler's anchors.


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