Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Andy Ross, Gene Vallee, Shingo Ohkawa & Alex Quitiquit
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Shared By: apross on Nov 22, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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

Description

This is a great route which requires all the granite techniques. Deceptively steep and sustained, we thought it was going to be about 9+ when we first looked at it.
Four cruxes. Which one is harder? Depends on your technique.
Takes gear well, especially wires.

Location

This is on the lowest part of the crag, 20ft down and right of the obvious corner. Starts below a small tree stump.
See Shake it Up for directions to the crag.

Protection

Set of wires, 1/2" to 3" cams and bolts.
Keep a 1/2",1" and 3" cams for between the two bolts. Little 5.6 runout at the top to the bolt anchor.

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Alex Quitiquit
Salt Lake City
  5.11-
Alex Quitiquit   Salt Lake City
  5.11-
A whole lot of deceptively awesome climbing. Nov 30, 2012
Derek West Newman
Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.11-
Derek West Newman   Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.11-
It doesn't look at all how it climbs. Really fun movement with lots of rests. Great gear and a bolt to protect the crux, thank god. Oct 24, 2013