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Crack Variation T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Crystalline Aggregate T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gem Stone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Slab Variation S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stone Cutter , The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Variation T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Jonathan & Sidney Smoot 2009
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Shared By: zoso on May 12, 2017
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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On private land. Details
Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

Start on the right of the slab and follow the obvious crack that trends left. After clipping the one pin, continue left a couple moves then straight up a finger crack to chains.

Protection

Small to #1 Camalot, emPHAsis on the small.

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greggrylls
Salt Lake City
  5.8
greggrylls   Salt Lake City
  5.8
Deceptively good gear, hidden pods before the pin for gear up too .4-.5ish BD cams+good nut placements. Not sure why this route is 5.8 while the chickenhead variation is 5.7 as they follow the same line and after the piton the climbing is 5.6 or easier. Fun route though. May 15, 2017