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FA: Ian Glas
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Shared By: Todd H on Aug 5, 2015
Admins: Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Andrew Gram

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

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Start standing with right hand on the ramp and left hand at the same level on the arĂȘte. Work your way up the arĂȘte with dynamic moves followed by a perplexing top out over the bulging lip. A low start can be done by traversing the ramp although it doesn't add much in terms of quality or difficulty.

Location [Edit]

Located at the far (west) end of the Far Side. Follow the climber's trail down canyon from the Buzz Boulders for a few hundred yards, passing some of the main Far Side boulders along the way. Surprise is a northwest facing overhanging arete with a juggy ramp extending to the right.

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