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Silicone 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: James Garrett, August 2014
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer or when dry
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Aug 18, 2014

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Description 

Silicone is the name used by the Snowbasin Ski Patrol to describe the nearby transition slope just above the Needles Lodge. this climbs the same rock buttress where Prism Passage is located, but on the right arete feature.

Approach as for Prism Passage.

Pitch #1: Tackle a cumbersome bulge to the slab and follow the bolts up the right arete of the buttress to a two-bolt belay. 5.8, 25m.

Location 

On the prominent compact rock buttress above the Needles Lodge. By getting a gondola ride up to the Lodge, about a 15 minute approach brings you to the base of the slab.

Protection 

About 8 QDs.


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