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Helmet Buttress Variation - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


5.8 variation of Helmet Buttress first pitch. Goes on face between 5.6 corner and 5.9 corner (Slipping Into Darkness). Very little pro - not for entry level 5.8 leader

Descent Options:

Rap from bolted rings or continue up 1-2 pitches to Lunch Ledge

Submitted by: jsaunders on 2011-06-12
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Route ID: 109058

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jsaunders on 2011-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Very skethcy

Had no idea how little pro this would take. I wouldn't lead it again. Remember having a #3 nut below a #2 C3 with 30'+ runout. Tough to add pro down low without reaching under right side corner

Added: 2011-06-12