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Anonymous Flake Right 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
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Season: All year
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Submitted By: Keegan Dimmick on Apr 30, 2008

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Description 

Slab climbing to a lone bolt. Clip it and make the crux move of getting to the large flake. Follow the flake up and right placing finger to hand sized gear. Make an anchor on the tree at the summit. Not as hard as it looks from the ground, this is a great route. Bring a 60 meter rope, you'll use most of it.

Location 

Follow the base trail until you reach the tallest face on the wall. The large flake above will be very obvious to spot.

GPS- 38,56,27 -78,18,9,

Protection 

Bring .5-2 Camalots and some larger nuts. One bolt on the climb. Bring your own webbing to lower from the trees at the top.


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Owen finishing out on the namesakes flake.
Owen finishing out on the namesakes flake.
Mike 0 leading Anonymous Flake Right
Mike 0 leading Anonymous Flake Right
Great climb.
BETA PHOTO: Great climb.

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By Mike Hensley
From: Fairfax, VA
Sep 17, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

I found the pro to be a little bit tricky in places. Furthermore, the large exfoliation flake on the right is completely hollow. Time bomb. Once you hit the bolt, the pro issues end. The namesake flake is very solid.
By Travis Senor
From: Mailing Address in NC
Sep 22, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Fantastic climb. Doesn't seem quite like a 5.8, maybe 5.7+ at the crux between the bolt and the flake, but the crux is relatively short. Hold and feet are all good, just need a little balance!

And definitely watch the large hollow rock to the right most of the distance below the bolt.
By Colin Dandridge
From: Fairfax
Feb 8, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I agree with both of them.
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