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i. Orangutan Buttress
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Dirty Sanchez T,S,TR 
Orangutan (P1 variation) T,TR 
Orangutan (P1) T,TR 
Orangutan (P2 Variation) T,S,TR 
Orangutan (P2) T,TR 

Orangutan (P1) 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a R

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
FA: George Austin and Roland Machold, 1954
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Feb 27, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Orangutan Buttress. A new line of bolts went up in...


The original line of pitch 1 of Orangutan, since the bolts were drilled to the left, this will probably continue to see little traffic now.

Starts in a 9' corner, 25 feet right of the Long Chimney on Open Face. Go up three ledges using easy rock, keeping right towards the end.


Up the middle of Orangutan Buttress, between Open Face and the Great Zawn.


Runout. Standard rack. A pair of belay/rappel chains on the ledge at the top of the pitch.

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