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Routes in Tower Buttress and Face

Lyback T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Son of a Birch T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft
FA: WS 10/83
Page Views: 995 total, 12/month
Shared By: Jonathan Steitzer on Apr 18, 2011
Admins: BDalhaus, Ladd, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

This striking crack is found on the right side of the buttress.

It begins with a over hanging left leaning crack, that becomes a right trending finger crack once you've hucked the overhang.

Takes gear like a champ, and is super fun.

Location

On the big chick hill tower buttress, on the side that faces the main face.

Protection

Trad. Can be top roped too.

Photos

Dom
New Brunswick Canada
  5.9
Dom   New Brunswick Canada  
  5.9
Man I remember doing this route and thinking that the crux was obviously the overhanging start. Faack! the start was the easy part! That finger crack after the overhang isn't that good and those feet suck! That being said, what as fun route!! Jun 29, 2011