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    Which route is better, the East Face or the East Buttress? The classic question we get regarding technical routes on Mount Whitney. Well, do you like chocolate or vanilla? Very different flavors, both immensely pleasurable. Let's break it down. The Line One of the major considerations when evaluating...

    Vatche Bezdikian and I had a wonderful trip to the Whitney zone this past week. Conditions were excellent, weather was crisp yet accommodating, The rock was dry and warm in the sun, and the company was top shelf. We climbed the East Buttress on Mount...