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Left Cheek 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R [details]
FA: Janka Flaska? Deb Thompson?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jul 1, 2005

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Janka Flaska giving it one more try.

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Description 

This is a short, fun, face climb on the left side of the Three Buffoons formation. If you are there, it begs to be climbed. It may have been previously done (maybe with a different name), but judging on the lichen, not too recently. It remains in the shade in the morning. It is for the seekers of the obscure & close or the cogno-lost.

Move up the lower block to the right to gain access to this undercut face. Traverse in from the right, gain an undercling, reach high for holds & yard/thrutch up to a stance (crux). Continue up easier terrain to the top. 50 feet. Walk off left.

This is on the fatter side of 1 star.

This favors an average to taller climber.

Protection 

6 x 48 in & 2 x 24 in slings for a TR or a huge crash pad.


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By James Beissel
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 18, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R

Fun moves, if it saw more traffic it might shed some lichen and earn another star.