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RPC's South Early Winters Spire - Direct East Buttress

 
RPC\'s South Early Winters Spire - Direct East Buttress

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Object Title: RPC's South Early Winters Spire - Direct East Buttress

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing

 

Page By: rpc

Created/Edited: Aug 12, 2010 / Aug 12, 2010

Object ID: 648346

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Summary

We climbed this nice line towards the end of a summer season. I recall a PITA scramble to the base from the hairpin turn. The 11 faces went as A0 ladders. Came down the standard route. Decent line.

Photos

DEB
DEB on SEWS from the hairpin turn (line visible in full res.).

DEB
Starting up pitch 1. There's another party above.

DEB
Shirley following pitch 2.

DEB
Leading pitch 3.

DEB
Following the lower bolt ladder pitch.

DEB
Nearing the belay and busting out some free.

DEB
Shirley belaying atop the first bolt ladder.

DEB
Starting pitch 6 (-ish).

DEB, South Early Winters Spire
Shirley following the great pitch after the 1st bolt ladder.

DEB
Aiding the 2nd bolt ladder.
DEB
View down from the 2nd bolt ladder.

DEB
Nearing the top of the route with the hairpin turn and the spire shadows below.

DEB
Shirley (wearing my jacket) near the top of DEB.

DEB
Shadows of the Liberty Bell spires from high up on DEB.

DEB
Topping out on DEB.

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