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Sport, 110 ft,
Avg: 3.3 from 18
FA: Austin Archer & Rick Ziegler
> Sierra Eastside
> Bishop Area
> Pine Creek Canyon
> Three Hour Buttress
This route is an alternative to the 4th pitch of The Three Hour Arete. Climb the first 3 pitches of Three Hour Arete, clip the first bolt of pitch 4, then continue traversing left to an exposed roof. Pull the crux (5.10d) and continue up fun sport granite sport climbing to the anchors of Three Hour Arete.
Approach: Park 0.6 miles past Pratts 0.6 miles up the road from Pratt's Crack Gully on Pine Creek Road, to where small a creek crosses road. Walk on old mining road, to use trail. Short Class 3 to base of cliff. 10 minutes.