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Aerial Boundaries T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Caveat Emptor T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Escape from Death T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fountainhead T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Freedom Fighter T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Snaz, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sunshine Daydream T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, Alpine, 300 ft, 6 pitches, Grade III
FA: Evan Howe, Doug Workman, Greg Collins
Page Views: 204 total, 11/month
Shared By: Gee Double on May 28, 2016
Admins: Mike Snyder

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Description

The purest buttress b/t Lots Slot and Cotton Mouth. An easy but nice warm up starting pitches lead to a steep hollow flake pitch. 5.10r and then to even harder but better protected wall. Several classic, clean hIgh pitches. Rappel descent.

Location

Right of Lots Slot, left of Freedom Fighter. See Photo on Freedom Fighter page and Lander Rock 2005 by Collins and White.

Protection

Double set cams, wires. Nice hand drilled, lead bolts on upper pitches. 1st ascent party approves of adding another bolt to the hollow flake pitch 3.

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  5.12 PG13
telepaulk  
  5.12 PG13
My buddy and I spent a few days working on this last summer and managed to free all but the upper 5.11 traverse. Excellent, bold, and challenging route. Hats off to the developers! Jun 28, 2016