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Astro Tower & Group Half Mt., Glacier Gorge, RMNP
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The Secret Garden 

The Secret Garden 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 400', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Pale Dale & Victoria, 2011
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Submitted By: s.kimball on Mar 1, 2012
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Description 

The 400 foot high, square topped buttress right of Astro Tower has been named Astro Slab; aka Chronic Buttress. Endure a long slog through the windtimber before roping up below the left side of the buttress below an obvious, white rock scar.

P1. Climb a 5.9 thin crack just right of the scar. This is a nice pitch to nice ledge.

P2. The crux pitch: a distinctive, fish hook, thin crack, reminds one of a Lumpy, Book crack.

P3. Finish on a steep and blocky 5.8 rib to the summit.


Location 

This is on Chronic Buttress, Half Mt., RMNP.


Protection 

Standard rack.



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