Amber, 5.10c

Dow leading the first pitch.
1st Pitch- 80’- 5.10/ Climb the thin crack up to easier ground that leads left and up to a ledge with a fixed belay/rap. The first couple meters off the deck involve the more difficult, somewhat polished, moves. Either flared nuts or C3’s make for some bomber placements but quite a bit of thought has to go into not trading the few intricate features needed to climb this section for gear placements. Eventually a solid hand jam pulls you up to much easier ground. Traverse up left on large jugs to the fixed belay ledge.
Amber, 5.10c, 4 Pitches, Wholesome Fullback Buttress, Whiskey Peak, Black Velvet Canyon, Red Rock, NV, November, 2010

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