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Able Was I Ere I Saw Ellesmere 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Randy Vogel, Darrel Hensel, and Alan Roberts, January 1986
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jun 9, 2011

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A crux wide hands start leads to hand jamming and then a corner with finger jams. The rock quality is good.


This is near the north end of Ellesmere Island. It is above the Arms Are For Hugging formation, and below the formation with Made In The Shade and Fright Night. The approach is a bit tricky.


standard rack

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