|The Tan Buttresses
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This route is to the climbers right of Hard to Say, on the right side of the flying buttress.
Pitch 1. 5.9, 150 feet. Start on a steep finger crack in a corner with grey rock and climb up the obvious features, and belay on a tundra ledge.
Pitch 2. 5.9, 120 feet. Climb the arete proper up shallow cracks to gain a corner system. Belay below the the fist crack at an old fixed pin.
Pitch 3. 5.8, 100 feet. Climb the fist crack until it rejoins with Hard to Say.
Pitch 4-5. 300 feet. Climb one short section of steep 5.8 and then 5th class to the top.
Standard rack with a #4.
Pitch 2 with the pitch 3 fist crack above.