Type: Trad, 35 ft
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Shared By: lee hansche on Sep 17, 2017
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Description

On the far right end of Airation Buttress, to your left as you hike out from the top of Thin Air there is a short cliff with a striking crack angling left to right with an obvious chock stone just of the ground.

The strenuous boulder start leads to a dreamy, if a bit short hand crack. Eventually you join up with the top of the Mini off-width and belay from an obvious tree.

The crux is absolutely getting past the chock stone. I really enjoyed it once I puzzled it out but on my onsight attempt I injured some ribs groveling in to the little alcove above the stone. Don't make my mistake! Keep your ribs away from that sharp edge.

I will be happy to do it regularly now that I know how its done.

Does anyone know the actual name of this thing? I cant find it in the book and Rick Wilcox didn't know, and he knows some stuff.

Location

Far right end of aeration buttress in the woods.

Protection

fingers to hand sizes

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