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Pie for Strength S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 300 ft, 4 pitches
FA: Scott & Turley
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Shared By: Mill Creek Report on Jan 4, 2013
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Justifiably popular 4-pitch sport route that leads to the top of the rim. Each pitch is interesting and varied. Pitch 1: 10c, 20 m. Pitch 2: 10d, 20 m. Pitch 3, 11a/b, 30 m. Pitch 4, 5.9, 18 m. The third pitch ends on a ledge that if you walk east will lead to the Tick Farm, etc. If you rappel the route make sure to knot the ends of the rope. A doubled 60 m rope is just barely long enough!


After First Girlfriend Buttress do not climb up to the Tick Farm/Amphitheater but continue strait around the base of the main cliff for about 10-15 minutes. There is a cairn below the route. You can easily see the roof on the first pitch.




Josh Kornish
Josh Kornish
Linking pitches 1 & 2 is logical and makes for a stellar pitch! Much different than your typical Bitterroot line. The whole thing is stellar especially the fingers on the crux pitch. Dec 7, 2013
Bozeman, MT
Keatan   Bozeman, MT
Linking pitches 1&2 is definitely a great way to do it. Was able to do so with 15 draws and some back-cleaning. 18 draws should do it. I also wish I had 2-3 extendable draws to help with rope-drag on that long pitch. There is no anchor at the top of pitch 4. Nov 14, 2016

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