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Whitney Portal, Whitney Portal Buttress (map)

Whitney Portal Buttress, much larger than it looks

No Country for Old Men: Colin belays Tommy on P5 while Michelle snacks

No Country for Old Men: Super happy, finally a pitch for short people; I found this pitch desperate

No Country for Old Men: The undercling pitch

No Country for Old Men: P5 of the route goes into the mountain, inside the obvious opening

No Country for Old Men: Nice rope management

No Country for Old Men: Tommy follows the undercling pitch with a full pack of gear, no less

No Country for Old Men: Colin emerges from the P5 chimney

No Country for Old Men: Taking a nap after the big whipper

No Country for Old Men: At the P5 belay, happy to be bailing

No Country for Old Men: Belaying at the top of P5 (Copyright Colin O'Connor)