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Second Buttress
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Ball and Chain S 
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Ball and Chain 

YDS: 5.12c/d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Season: spring, fall, summer
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Submitted By: ConorD on Apr 28, 2011

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Description 

Climb the left facing corner to a small stance on the left and the head up face trending right. Pull the small roof then head to the anchors.


Location 

This route is located to the right of Pleasant Surprise. Look for the bolt line that heads up the steep and thin corner on the left side of boardwalk ledge.


Protection 

quickdraws, chain anchors



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By jason riley
Aug 23, 2012
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Has to be one of the best routes in Kootenai. Believe it was Gary (last name forgot) that got the FA. I did this route every time I would go into Kootenai

By Josh Kornish
Nov 4, 2012

Gary Pyatt? AKA Ivan