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Routes in Big Butte - West Face

Flight of the Swallow T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Night Watch, The S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pigeon Arete T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a PG13
West With the Night T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
When Doves Coo T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
When Doves Cry T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 105 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: applewood on Sep 14, 2015
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

Flight Off the Swallow 5.9 *** 105'’ M(9b)
Takes a direct line up the face right of big inside corner and the dark (green/black) water streak to the 2 bolt and chain anchors over top. Lower gear protected cruxes (5.7-8) lead to bolt protected main crux near the top. This is a consistently fun and challenging route on sometimes friable rock, but with always good protection. Possible to lower with 60m rope, may want a cordelette to extend the top anchors beyond the lip if toproping..

Location

The face right of the main inside corner on the west face.

Protection

Mixed - 9 bolts plus a range of cams (small to #3). May want a double-long sling to extend the top chains over the edge for toproping.

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