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Rock Climbing Photo: Upper headwall with new single variation pitch (ye...
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By G8rFtBall
Jun 26, 2012
We actually did this pitch by accident as we were looking for the main route at the headwall and the brand new bolts called us over like glitter. It wasn't until I hit the anchors and did not see anymore bolts continuing up that we realized we were probably on a variation pitch. Like I said in the photo comments, this pitch is great! A big thanks to whoever put this (and Royal Flush) up. We had a blast climbing this.
By Thomas Anglin
Aug 28, 2013
I also did this pitch on accident. When I walked over to it, I felt that it was calling on me to climb it, and how could I say no to such a sweet line? I am not sure if i missed the first belay point somewhere, but I ended up running out of QDs, I used 12 draws and ended up having to skip the last 2 bolts. I would have needed 14 total. I'm guessing I missed something somewhere. I haven't seen any other postings of any one else needing that many QDs. Either way, it's a sweet pitch. I had a blast.
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Upper headwall with new single variation pitch (yellow). Pitch line is approximate. Red arrow shows another Gunks like roof. This was my favorite pitch of the entire climb. Great variation, seemed to be almost 60m. Comparing it to other pitches on the route, it could be sustained 5.9 with a 5.10 move or two.

Original photo - Stan Wagon.

Submitted By: G8rFtBall on Jun 26, 2012
On this route:
Royal Flush (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a )
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