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Indian Buttress 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 600', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Frank Brentwood, Kelly Vaught and Friends.
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Submitted By: Joshua Reinig on Jan 4, 2015

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Description 

This Spectacular and ever imposing line follows the Striking North Buttress of the formation, Via a perfect discontinuing, splitter hand crack. One of the best cracks yet to be discovered in this valley.

Location 

Obvious 600' varied hand crack splitting up the North Buttress, of the Indian Buttress Formation.

Protection 

Doubles in camalots, bolted anchors, #1 fixed alien on pitch two.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Indian Buttress route, Splitter!!!!
Indian Buttress route, Splitter!!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Jonathan on the summit of The Indian Buttress duri...
Jonathan on the summit of The Indian Buttress duri...
Rock Climbing Photo: Last pitch 5.6 R!!!!
Last pitch 5.6 R!!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of P2!!
Top of P2!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Following P2!!!
Following P2!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: High on the Indian Butt!
High on the Indian Butt!
Rock Climbing Photo: Jonathan Reinig starting up P2!!!
Jonathan Reinig starting up P2!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: P1!!!!
P1!!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Jonathan Reinig following P1!
Jonathan Reinig following P1!
Rock Climbing Photo: Indian Butt Splitter!!!
Indian Butt Splitter!!!

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By Burcheydawwwwwwg
Aug 7, 2016

Pitch 2 is really nice. The thin move over the roof seems more like 5.9 to me, but scarier until the feet clean up more. Wish the lower 1st pitch had less vegetation, but the 2nd pitch is so fun it's worth the trip up. Nice jams to be found all along the way.
By Tradiban
Nov 6, 2016

Did this in two pitches. Fun tips section on P2. Bolted anchors are available but I didn't feel that they were needed.

We rapped twice down the gulley to the climbers right. There's a tree for rap 1 but with a 70m we had to downclimb a little to reach a bolted rap station for rap 2. There's another bolted rap station below that but you can easily down climb to the climbers left to the ground.

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