Route: East Buttress

  • Current rating: 5.0/5
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5.7
Trad
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Mt. Whitney
Sequoia National Park, California, United States

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Erwin Lau
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Thomas Bukowski
Multipitch - lead crux pitches simul-climbed with Owen in about 4 hours start to finish. The approach from Iceberg and descent via Mountaineer's Route added another couple of hours, but we roughly started out at 9am and were back at camp by 3:30pm. Altitude was present, but aside from moving up the route one move one breath at a time, it wasn't too bad. Route was fun, but really mostly 4th class with occasional 5.7 crux moves - would probably solo next time. Summit had too many tourists for my preference (someone congratulated us as we pulled onto the summit blocks!), but it had a...  
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Maria Ly
Following multipitch amazing trad climb with full exposure!  
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Gabriel Vanrenen
Onsight Lead every pitch - great climbing!  
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Tad Hunt
Onsight  
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Erwin Lau
Onsight  

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