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Alimony 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 350', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
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Season: Summer
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Submitted By: Skyeler Congdon on May 8, 2011

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Description 

This is an old school, wide route.

P1: Climb various OW sizes up the left side of a giant pillar. Belay on top of pillar. 5.9, 120 feet.

P2: Head straight up wide splitter to roof. 5.10+, 60'.

P2 variation: Trend right up dicey rock to 5.9 bulge. Pull over steepness, and climb straight up face, moving back left at small ledge. Belay wedged behind big flakes.

P3: Chimney to top. 5.7+, 100'.

P3 variation: Start chimney but move out left to 5.9 OW.

This is a good route, but if you are only doing one route on the Alimony Wall, Last Payment is much better. This wall is conducive to link-ups.

Location 

Park at Painted Wall Overlook. Scout the route from the overlook. Walk 400 yards down road and cut into a narrow gully. You're in the right place if you walk under a giant chockstone. The first pitch is a long, varied OW that is obvious.

Protection 

Standard rack. Singles in #4, 5, 6 cams is more than enough.


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