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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
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Xerophyte 5.8 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Paul Ross Patrick Moe Oct 9th 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Oct 11, 2010

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Pat looking over the ridge to great views to the ...

Description 

Hidden Wall ,Three Fingers Canyon. About 400' left of Ziggurat see topo photo.This part of the crag has two obvious corners one facing left the other right. The left facing unclimbed corner system appears to offer some very difficult climbing. The right facing corner is the climb described.
P1) Enter enter the main groove via a crack with a flake at about 20' up.Climb passed the flake and up to a pro bolt at abot 80'. Move up and right from this then back into the groove /corner that is followed to a ledge on the left ,here is double anchors. 170'5.8.
P2) Move back into the groove and follow this moving slightly left near the top that leads to the summit and fine views to the East.80' 5.7.
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Location 

Approach via Three Fingers Canyon. Walk through this and follow a gully up and around the crags (1000'of Fun area) on the right See Top Photo. At the top of the gully easy walking along the Hidden Wall.From the canyon entrance about 35/45 mins hike from the mouth of the canyon . Many unclimbed lines on this wall.

Protection 

Cams from .05" to 3.5" Two 60m ropes, Slings


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The Route.
The Route.
Higher on P1
Higher on P1
Section of Hidden Wall.A) Xerophyte 5.8 B) Ziggura...
BETA PHOTO: Section of Hidden Wall.A) Xerophyte 5.8 B) Ziggura...
On the Belay of P1
On the Belay of P1
Start of P1
Start of P1
Starting P2
Starting P2
One of the views to the East
One of the views to the East
Pat topping out P2
Pat topping out P2
Rapping down.
Rapping down.
Happy Pat on the summit ridge.
Happy Pat on the summit ridge.
The gully hike to the Hidden Wall from Three Finge...
The gully hike to the Hidden Wall from Three Finge...

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