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Northwest Buttress T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Tenaya Peak, North Face Direct T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, Alpine, 1000 ft, Grade III
FA: 21 August 1971
Page Views: 595 total, 40/month
Shared By: Dave Harvey on Aug 31, 2016
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

It's mixed 4th and 5th for the first seven pitches, or so, but the eighth we thought had at least one 5.8 move.

Location

Go to the end of the East End Beach, farthest from the road. Go up a stony gully until you reach the living rock and are straight below the summit.
We descended down the NW ridge, facing Half Dome, until we could do a reverse turn to our right onto the brushy ledge that leads back in the direction of the Meadows, until we could scramble down to the beach.

Protection

I'm almost sorry to admit it, but we climbed this in the Pitonaceous Era. I don't know modern pro very well, but I'd carry a lot of nuts. I never could afford Friends.

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