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Submitted By: Dave Bigelow on Nov 7, 2004
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Description 

This rock section lies just left of the summmit wall and hosts a nice collection of dihedrals and cracks, although protection might be problematic according to the Wasatch North Climbing guide.

Getting There 

Follow the Draper or Alpine route as described to reach the Lone Peak Cirque and then approach the next biggest rock pinnacle left of Lone Peak Summit.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Flying Buttress:
Penny Arcade   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 320'   
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Penny Arcade 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Flying Buttress
All I really recall was the first pitch stemming dihedral was really nice, and takes a bunch of small but solid stoppers. Makes a nice "bonus route" when you're wiped out from the hike in, or on your second morning in the cirque, when the idea of starting a climb in the shade seems unappealing.Morning sun!!! Pitch 1. Follow the rather thin corner system up to a ledge. Pitch 2. Continue up the corner for 40' then traverse right and continue up the face to an offwidth which can be ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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