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Flying Buttress, Good for the Soul 

North Side Rock Climbs 

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BETA PHOTO: Buttresses north of Taminah Lake. Flying Buttress...
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A set of buttresses rise above the north shore of Taminah Lake. Several routes ascend these formations.

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An easy 1/2 hour hike up from Taminah Lake. Trend left on the way up to avoid the lower intervening cliff band.

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Flying Buttress, Good for the Soul (5.7), Avalanche Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, WY.  First 2-1/2 pitches.

Flying Buttress, Good for the Soul 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  WY : Grand Teton National Park : ... : North Side Rock Climbs
The leftmost (western) buttress, when facing north from Taminah Lake, presents a fine short adventure climb. Described by Ortenburger and Jackson (1996), this route has good bang for the buck (and may be a tiny bit sandbagged at 5.7).P1: Start ~30 feet west of a set of pine trees and climb blocky terrain to a gray ledge below the open book.P2: Start up the left side of the open book, switch to the right when convenient, and then follow the notch through the left side of the roof at the top. 25...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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