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Routes in Skyline North

Baby Back Rib T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Behind Blue Eyes T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Better Access T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Boda de Minnesota T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Der Fruh Lowe T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c R
Ithaca Connection T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Opus 7 T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rusty Nail T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Sky King T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Skyline Arete T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stigmata T 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Type: Trad, 2 pitches
FA: Pat Callis, Tarn Callis, Gene Terray, Peter Boveng & Piet Bazuin - August 1981
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Shared By: Alex Palombitch on May 2, 2016 with updates
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Description

A fun harder variation to start Skyline Arete, or can be done as just a 2 pitch route. It starts on the north side of the buttress, just to the left of the start of skyline:

p1 - starts on a flake leading up to a handcrack, follow the handcrack until you are above a small tree, then step right to another handcrack and top out on the same ledge as skyline.

p2 - ascends the slabby bolted face just left of the rap anchors, some gear can be placed on this pitch.

Over all, a great climb with pitch 1 being the money pitch. Can't believe this hadn't been added yet, a fair value 5.9 in the gallatin. Go send it!

Gear

A standard canyon rack from .3 to a 3 camalot would be fine, we did find some superb offset nut placements on the first pitch. And 3 draws for the 3 bolts on the second pitch.

Descent

Finish Skyline Arete, or rappel over Crystal Caper with 2 ropes.

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