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Full set of cams plus extra #1, 2 & 3 Camalots, quickdraws.
Start near the right edge of the buttress, at a shallow "cave" with blocks in it that tapers to a chimney leading to a crack in an open book/right-facing corner.
Chimney up and continue climbing the corner/crack until, near the crack's end, one can step out right onto the edge of the buttress itself. Climb this, passing two bolts (SS 3/8" Fixe, Oct. 2008), to a small overhang. Turn this on the left side of the outside corner and asecnd the slab above to another overhang. Climb through this at the crack to a large ledge.
NOTE: a 70meter rope will just barely TR this route from the bolt anchor by the upper overhang, but it is fifth class climbing to reach these from the ledge - with potential for a 115' fall, so if you choose to TR the line, rap to the anchors from the woods above.
Scramble up scruffy ledges into the woods and head south (climber's left) to reach the "Diagonal Ramp," an easy walk-down; or use the anchors to rappel (70m or double ropes a must).
Submitted by: jclimbs on 2009-02-08
Last Modified: 2010-03-04
Route ID: 97805