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Routes in West Buttress aka Comedy Wall

Comedy Works S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Divine Wind T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Far Side, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Night Stalker T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Practical Joke T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
True Comedian S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Alan Nelson, Dianne Barrow, Mark Rolofson, Ken Trout, Feb. 2000
Page Views: 302 total, 6/month
Shared By: Jay Eggleston on Aug 24, 2013
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This climb is fun and lets you avoid the 12b crux on the route True Comedian if you do not wish to climb that hard. The crux is an 11a move at the last bolt before the anchors. There is a crack to the right to layback before the crux. The crux can be done either to the left or the right by the last bolt.

Location

This climb clips the first bolt on The Far Side and the first bolt on Tears of a Clown before moving upward on 4 bolts to the top. These four bolts are bolts on the route True Comedian. The climb starts as a upward traverse from left to right.

Protection

6 bolts to a two bolt anchor.

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Jay Eggleston
Denver
 
Jay Eggleston   Denver
 
I did this route again today, and I still think the crux is at the top. There are thin moves below though. Nov 22, 2015