When this classic route was first climbed it followed the steepest line into the Gunbarrels that existed at the time. Climb either 3.51i or 3.51ii, then up a steep ice couloir to the left of the Left Buttress (the Yankee-Kiwi Couloir) to the base of the Gunbarrels. Continue as for Route 3.48. Awesome fun on a sustained line.
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Ascends the Direct Start of the Left Hand Buttress Route, then up a steep ice couloir to the left of the Left
V 6 6+
Nick Cradock, Tobin Sorenson, Aug 1979.