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Butt Hurt 

YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: James McLean
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: James Mac on Apr 12, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: from the base

Description 

Head up ramp to start of crack. Fingers and hands to off- width roof. The crux is pulling the roof. The right wall is still a little grungy at the base.

Location 

The route is north facing. Hike up to the base of the dome and traverse uphill around the backside. You can tunnel through the boulders to get to the base. There are 2 bolts with slings on the south face that can be rapped to the ground with at 70m rope.

Protection 

.5 - 4 camalots. An anchor can be built at the top or the pinnacle can be slung with ~10 feet of cord.


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By James Mac
Apr 12, 2015

Potentially the hardest pure trad line in the Stronghold
By Mitch Beiser
Apr 12, 2015

I was introduced to trad climbing the weekend before he sent this. After cruising and placing gear on a 5.6, he threw me on this and it was super fun and taught me to trust gear as I took a whipper or two at the crux of this route. Great route!

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