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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Behind The Tree T,TR 
Cactus Platform Face TR 
Likin' Lichen TR 
Pedestal Left T,TR 
Pedestal Right T,TR 
Projectile Vomit TR 
Up on a Pedestal TR 
Yellow Lichen Crack T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Behind The Tree 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Pete Hunt on Sep 28, 2008

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Behind The Tree crux

Description 

Start on the north side of the buttress and climb up the path of least resistance. The crux is up high in the dihedral/crack before topping out. The tree is gone.

Location 

The farthest north (climber's right) route on Yellow Lichen.

Protection 

Standard TR set up, large gear is useful (2-4").

Standard rack and a 3 or 4 inch cam for the crux section if leading (consider using passive pro here if you think a fall on a cam would pry off the giant piece of rock.)


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Crux, 2007
Crux, 2007

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