Unknown (L side of SW face)
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Getting into the last little bit of hard slab, top...
A fair two-pitch bolted line that is worth doing if you are in the area.
Pitch 1 (5.10-, 150'): Climb up bolts along the arête. When the bolts leave the arête step right, plug in an optional cam, and make a 10-move on to a dike. Continue along bolts passing more dikes and a tree. Belay at a two bolt anchor.
Pitch 2 (5.10, 110'): Run it out from the anchor on easy ground to a series of bolts leading up 5.9-5.10 slab. You will arrive at a ledge with a diagonal crack protected by more bolts. Follow the crack up for three bolts, then step left on to harder slab (5.10) ending at a move around a blunt arête and some crumbly rock. Belay at a two bolt anchor. Contrived but with some decent slab moves.
Descent: Rappel the route.
A topo for this route can be downloaded from toofasttopos.com/free/
Far left side of the Southwest face of Muttonhead. Starts at the arête just right of Seeing is Believing.
Quickdraws, a few cams ranging from .4" to 2".
Mark on the first pitch, above all the dikes.
Second pitch is slabtastic!
BETA PHOTO: P1. Like the name "Lesbian Encounters" s...
By Tim Hadfield
From: Steamboat Springs, Co
Jan 12, 2012
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
This was definitely solid 5.10 climbing, and a real hoot. We were calling it "Lesbian Encounter", because you climb through at least three sweet intruding dikes. We ended up climbing on to the top of the formation for a fairly simple hike back to the packs.