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Flying Buttress Route T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hound's Tooth T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Lichen It T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mosaic Wall T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Penny Arcade T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Storm Watch T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, Alpine, 300 ft, 4 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: brian hess on Aug 13, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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The Mosaic Wall is the next dihedral crack system north of Penny Arcade. It starts on the distinct Mosaic checker board looking face.

P1 and P2: Climb cracks on face to a ledge 5.9

P3: Traverse right off ledge to crack system then traverse left into dihedral after about 40ft, then climb seam in corner with spaced out gear, high on the pitch traverse right again. Long pitch. Dirty scary fun. 5.10 R

P4: Either continue up poorly protected corner or climb crack system on face to the top of the wall.

Descent: Walk off North/West back into the Cirque.


Double set of cams to 3 BD. nuts. Optional 4in piece.


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