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Routes in Middle Bowl Slab

Prism Passage S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Silicone S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, Alpine, 90 ft
FA: James Garrett, August 2014
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Shared By: James Garrett on Aug 18, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Silicone is the name used by the Snowbasin Ski Patrol to describe the nearby transition slope just above the Needles Lodge. this climbs the same rock buttress where Prism Passage is located, but on the right arete feature.

Approach as for Prism Passage.

Pitch #1: Tackle a cumbersome bulge to the slab and follow the bolts up the right arete of the buttress to a two-bolt belay. 5.8, 25m.

Location

On the prominent compact rock buttress above the Needles Lodge. By getting a gondola ride up to the Lodge, about a 15 minute approach brings you to the base of the slab.

Protection

About 8 QDs.

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