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A Mid Western climb TR 
Aku Aku T,TR 
Civilian Stripes T,TR 
Easter Island T,TR 
Exit Blues T,TR 
Purple Stripe TR 
Short People Need Not Apply TR 
Unsatisfactorily T 

Aku Aku 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Oct 22, 2007

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Eric on-sights Aku Aku for himself, not the lens.

Description 

A series of high steps and side pulls. On the upper part of the tower you have a choice of either using the left edge or the right edge (easier).

Location 

On the tower at the left-hand end of White Wall.

Protection 

Some gear in the horizontal seams.


Photos of Aku Aku Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Fallen Pillar
Fallen Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: Nate Philippi on "Aku Aku."  Getting you...
Nate Philippi on "Aku Aku." Getting you...
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve Gaffield on the left-hand version of  "...
Steve Gaffield on the left-hand version of "...
Rock Climbing Photo: Aku Aku.
BETA PHOTO: Aku Aku.
Rock Climbing Photo: Burt gives it a go
Burt gives it a go
Rock Climbing Photo: Missing Pillar
BETA PHOTO: Missing Pillar

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By Doug Hemken
Administrator
Oct 29, 2007

Peter Arndt's nice photo from the main Devils Lake page:

Rock Climbing Photo: White Wall "Aku Aku" (5.7) Face Only! No...
White Wall
"Aku Aku" (5.7) Face Only! No corners, after all it is THE LAKE.
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
May 17, 2015

This route is now completely gone: the pillar apparently fell over during the winter of 2014-2015.
By James M Schroeder
Administrator
From: Sauk County, WI
May 18, 2015

Yikes!

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