On the Bus
||Trad, 2 pitches, 300', Grade II
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]|
|FA: ||Keith Schoepflin and Peter Williams, about 1985|
|Season: ||Summer with morning shade|
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|Submitted By: ||Ken Trout on Jun 29, 2009|
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BETA PHOTO: On the Bus.
Please see the photograph of my topo for better beta. This is a very sustained, low angle, runout climb. Pretty darn classic, but scary for mortals.
This is a direct line up the V-shaped buttress on the left side of Helen's.
Only three bolt on pitch one, some 5.9X friction above the routes second bolt. Don't know if this route got retro-changed or not. I consider it a bit gnarlier than Buffalo Soldier