Type: Trad, 100 ft (30 m)
FA: Clay Watson, Drew Bedford, Bryce Perkins, 2010
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Shared By: tenesmus on Oct 29, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

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


The middle of this climbs somewhat like the middle of Mexican Crack. Start in the at the apex of the arete and immediately cut left onto the pedestal at the base of Pimple Tower using cams and long runners. Climb the obvious crack system starting on the right side of the bush at its bottom. About half way up the face, there is a small overlap where the crack dog-legs left about 6 feet and then up and right to the anchors


Starts on the arete but ends to the right of the old route called 'Pimple Tower'


Small to medium nuts and cams up to #3 camalot. Lots of long runners to reduce rope drag and the start and again at the overlap.