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Routes in Emerald Lake & vicinity

Astro Turf T M4-5
Butterfingers T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M4
Coconut Bliss M4-5
Dairy Lite M4
No. 1 Gully M4
No. 2 Gully M3-4
Squid, The WI5-6 M6-7
Steeplechase T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a M4
Tastee Freeze M4
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Type: Mixed, Alpine, 500 ft, 3 pitches
FA: B. Collett, D. Haller, March 2011
Page Views: 674 total, 8/month
Shared By: Ben Collett on Mar 12, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This climb is well-protected from the wind and makes for a nice, quick outing.

1) Climb up to the dihedral, then up the dihedral, belaying on the left just after it ends at a well-protected stance with good gear.

2) Step right and climb up the depression until it steepens up a bit after 130 feet or so. A belay can be arranged here.

3) Climb over the steep bit, head right a little bit, then head up towards a chimney below a large dead tree. Follow this chimney to the dead tree and the top of the buttress.

A nice descent is to head down the ridge towards the Dream Lake Chutes and then follow them down to Dream Lake.

Location

Start about 150 feet right of Tastee Freeze below an obvious, left-facing dihedral.

Protection

Standard rock rack.

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