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bigbird

climber
WA
Topic Author's Original Post - Jan 27, 2014 - 02:16am PT
Just Curious...

Has anyone repeated that epic looking line on Mt. Bute, put up in 2009 by Jimmy Martinello, Jay Sinnes and Bruce Kay? It is something like 50 pitches and 6000 feet long....

The article is worth a look...

http://aaj.americanalpineclub.org/climbs-and-expeditions/north-america/canada/british-columbia/2009-mt-bute-school-of-rock-by-b-kay/

thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Jan 27, 2014 - 02:19am PT
wow.
gf

climber
Jan 27, 2014 - 02:26am PT
a proud effort that demands a repeat!
Ghost

climber
A long way from where I started
Jan 27, 2014 - 09:13am PT
I heard that it was only the first two guys that actually climbed it, and that Bruce just took the gondola to the top and met them there.
Grippa

Trad climber
Salt Lake City, UT
Jan 27, 2014 - 11:23am PT
The coast range is littered with gems like Mt. Bute. I could spend a whole day google earthing every drainge...
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Jan 27, 2014 - 11:41am PT
Bruce; Nice writing for one of those short reports. If you have a longer version with more details of the climbing, I for one would love to read it. Even after all these years and too much time spent on Supertopo, I still like pitch by pitch (heck even foot by foot) descriptions of climbs. OK, for 50 pitches, you might have to edit a bit.
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Jan 27, 2014 - 03:21pm PT
I took dis one from de plane Boss



Somebody oughtta ski that dog leg couloir on the right
Clint Cummins

Trad climber
SF Bay area, CA
Jan 27, 2014 - 04:37pm PT
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1768379/The-Coast-Range-B-C-Mt-Bute-Waddington-etc
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mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Jan 27, 2014 - 05:40pm PT
That is beautiful.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jan 27, 2014 - 07:35pm PT
Geez, with as big as Canuckistan is you would think they could have different mountains
instead of just cloning Snowpatch Spire.
MH2

climber
Jan 27, 2014 - 08:47pm PT
It's been said before, but wow.
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Jan 27, 2014 - 11:22pm PT
Great article Bruce! Looks like u guys got to pick a real plum up there. That's amazing.
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Jan 28, 2014 - 02:13pm PT
By the by here's Greg Jones' pic of the northeast face and N butt (Mike Down route) under spring conditions. West face in shadow on the right

Tricouni

Mountain climber
Vancouver
Jan 28, 2014 - 02:32pm PT
Great photo; great route!
bigbird

climber
WA
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 28, 2014 - 04:02pm PT
That photo is awesome....
bigbird

climber
WA
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 28, 2014 - 04:33pm PT
Have all the logical lines been taken? I got the impression that unlike places like patagonia, the crack systems on the west face don't link up that easily and route-finding is not straightforward... Maybe Bruce can shed some light on the possibility of new routes on the mountain?
Todd Eastman

climber
Bellingham, WA
Jan 28, 2014 - 04:39pm PT
Could someone high-mark a skidoo up there?
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