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East Gate Buttress
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Ankle Biters S 
Bloodline T 
Christopher of the Everglades T 
El Chollo T 
El Guapo T,S 
El Pipe Dream T 
El Segundo T 
Flakes, The T 
Gran Hermano T 
Keelhaul T 
Negro Modelo T 
Only Human Var. T 
Plasma T 
Sidewinder T 
Snowflakes T 
Stradler T 
To Air is Human T 
Wild Things T 
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Plasma 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Drew Gedford and Ron George, 1988
Season: not the heat of summer
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Submitted By: tenesmus on May 16, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Plasma starts by mounting the small ledge, and the...

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Description 

One of the few easier warmups for the area. Well protected undercling that meets up with the best part of Bloodsport

Location 

Between Snowflakes and Blooddrive/Bloodsport. About 30 feet uphill of Bloodline.

Protection 

Standard trad rack. Assorted gear and a few long runners. Look for a two bolt belay up and right from where the crack reaches a nice ledge.


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By JBONE
Nov 2, 2013

A BD #5 protects the crux well. Fun
By Charlie S
From: Ogden, UT
Nov 29, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13

Found this route to be a one-move wonder. Although you can get two cams in at the very start of the undercling, you're still in ankle tweaking territory until your feet get established 5 feet off the ledge.

Once you're on the diorite, it's a cake walk past there.