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Pear Buttress - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.40/5 Average Rating : 4.40 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.75/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

Good climbing, take the 5.9 dihedral option (some other route) on the 3rd pitch--it's really good!!

Submitted by: poorboy on 2002-08-15
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Route ID: 22316

16 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: andrea37 on 2010-09-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Loose Ends to Pear Buttress to Cheap Date

We traversed over from Loose Ends. The 3 Pitch is definitely the best. Starts off as a hand crack and goes to fingers. Good protection. Traversing under the roof will get your heart pumping!
I lead P4

Added: 2010-09-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2010-09-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Third pitch

That finger/hand crack on the third pitch is one of the sweetest around. Definitely save a medium cam for the roof traverse or you might feel naked.

Added: 2010-09-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: csproul on 2010-08-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Did this...

...right after J-crack. My guide says this is 5.8, and I'd agree. Beautiful hand crack on 2nd pitch.

Added: 2010-08-15

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: powder_dreams on 2005-09-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

lead p2 p4

Added: 2005-09-19

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: schveety on 2004-10-02 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

I believe the nice dihedral section is part of Loose Ends, but I could be wrong. Great climb, I really like the spicy traverse at the top of pitch 2...wohoo. Saw a friend rip out a cam under that roof while following because he missed the big foothold. Looked like a motorcycle wreck.....

Added: 2004-10-02

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