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Alcoa Presents 

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

Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Wikswo at the start.


From the large belay ledge at the top of Conns East Direct (also the start of Orangeaid) belay from anchors on right and climb crack with large aluminum piton in it (hence the name) to summit crest.


Std rack.

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By K Baumgartner
Oct 24, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Phenomenal line that doesn't back off.

A new piton adds extra security about half way up. Found superb hand jams to top out the route to the belay.

By BigRed11
Sep 11, 2013

Really awesome route...exciting and sustained

By Andrew J 133
From: Richmond, VA
Apr 7, 2014

Great line, very well protected, don't bother clipping the alcoa piton, it's hammered in too far, got pumped trying to clip it. Get good gear below that point and then cruise through the cruxy/foot smear section before getting great gear above it...awesome climb