Southeast Buttress, 5.6
30 July 2005
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First view of Cathedral Peak Another view of Cathedral Peak Cockscomb and Budd Lake
Echo Peaks Climber belaying the first pitch Nate leading Pitch 1
View from first belay station (looking down at Pitch 1) Beginning of Pitch 2 Nate placing pro
Matthes Crest Start of Pitch 3 Nate resting
Start of Pitch 4, The Chimney Nate placing pro View of Matthes Crest and Budd Lake
Looking down the way we came Start of Pitch 5, looking north Cathedral Peak shadow in late afternoon
Start of final pitch View east Matthes Crest
Nice reflection on Budd Lake View from summit, Half Dome in the haze Eichorn's Pinnacle and Cathedral Lake
Me (with battle wounds) on the summit Bear prints on my car Western view of Cathedral Peak behind Pywiack Dome


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