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Flying Buttress Route 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Fred Beckey, Dan Davis, Ted Wilson 1962 FFA Mark Bennett, Tito Black, Ted Warm 1985
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Submitted By: Allen Sanderson on Aug 22, 2007

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Description 

Climb up to a chimney that is about 50 feet left of the Mosaic Wall. At the top of the chimney head up and right to another chimney. Another pitch leads to a ledge. Move back left past some really really old bolts below a roof and continue up a corner.

Location 

50 Feet left of the Mosaic Wall

Protection 

Nuts and cams


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By James Garrett
Aug 23, 2007

Hi Allen,
Where is Thin Man in relation to Hounds Tooth and some of these other routes you have mentioned on Flying Buttress? We placed a number of pins on Thin Man (in the book). I know Penny Arczade was just to the right at the start and goes to the distinctive "Penny". Merril once told me that they went back and finished it? No? Definitely alot of rock up there on FB.
By Allen Sanderson
From: Oootah
Sep 1, 2007

James,

Thin Man is to the right of Penny Arcade. As I remember, the two route kiss at one point. I can not remember which pitch it is though. Too long ago. In conversations with Merril they did not finish it, probably wanted to but we snuck past them. The interesting part is that up high by the penny we found an old pin the had the initals IOD or perhaps JOD. I often wondered if the pin belonged to Jim Dockery.

But yeah lots of rock but very thin seams.

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