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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 

Pedestal Right 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: Pete Hunt on Sep 22, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: looking down from the top of Pedestal right

Description 

Begin straight up the middle of the face to the big ledge half way up, then climb the right facing dihedral to the top. The crux is the first couple of moves getting into the dihedral. Plenty of pro for leading, especially after you gain the ledge. Watch out for a loose chockstone in the dihedral.

Location 

Start just to the right of the large pedestal and go straight to the ledge and into the dihedral that takes you to the top.

Protection 

Standard TR set up with varying cracks for pro. Long slings are helpful.

Standard rack to 3" for leading.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Leading Pedestal Right (5.5) on July 17, 2016.
Leading Pedestal Right (5.5) on July 17, 2016.
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the upper dihedral portion of the climb.
View of the upper dihedral portion of the climb.

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By Stranger Than Iowa
From: ia
Jul 22, 2012

I thought this took gear well compared to other climbs at the mounds. Ample supply of features to build an anchor for the second. Descent gully directly behind that exits behind pedestal left