|i. Orangutan Buttress
Orangutan (P2 Variation)
BETA PHOTO: Orangutan Buttress. A new line of bolts
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From the pitch 1 belay from any lower variation of Orangutan, combine finesse and brute force to tackle the roof immediately off the deck - don't kick your ledge partners in the helmet - then haul over the bulge up the steep short second pitch to the top. If you're lucky you'll surprise a hiker around Cedar Overlook.
The only bolted line on the top of Orangutan Buttress.
A line of 4 bolts. An alpine draw or extra long quickdraw works well for the first bolt off the pitch 1 belay, just mind that your gate's not on the roof edge.
Standard rack as a trad line.
A pair of Stover chains at the top to anchor/rappel/belay.
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