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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
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Behind The Tree T,TR 
Cactus Platform Face TR 
Likin' Lichen TR 
Paul's A-Version T 
Pedestal Left T,TR 
Pedestal Right T,TR 
Projectile Vomit TR 
Up on a Pedestal TR 
Yellow Lichen Crack T,TR 

Behind The Tree 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Pete Hunt on Sep 28, 2008

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Behind The Tree post crux


Start on the north side of the buttress and climb up the path of least resistance. The crux is up high in the dihedral/wide crack before topping out. The tree is gone.


The farthest north (climber's right) route on Yellow Lichen.


Standard TR set up, large gear helpful (2-4").

Standard rack and a 3 or 4 inch cam for the crux section if leading (consider using passive pro here if you think a fall on a cam would pry off the giant piece of rock.)

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