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North America, United States, Wyoming, Table Mountain, Central East Buttress

Table Mountain, Central East Buttress. On September 7, Fred Beckey, Yvon Chouinard, and Ken Weeks ascended the gully separating the north from the central buttress only a short distance before turning left on a small ledge onto the central face. The route then stayed out on the middle of the face and consisted of difficult roped climbing all the way to the flat summit cap. Two difficult problems were a strenuous jam-chimney and, higher, a difficult move from a layback position to a mantle-shelf.