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Bete Noir 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

Type: Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Rich Baker & Ann Yardley May, 1992
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Submitted By: E thatcher on Nov 13, 2009
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A route characterized by variety, Bete Noir starts with some easy climbing to tricky face climbing involving a high heal hook. Past this section, some climbing gets you to a short bolt protected slab (crux) followed by a burly jug haul out the overhang.


75 feet to the right of the Yellow Matter Buttress, 5 feet to the left of Dave Jone's Locker


All of the hard moves are very well protected with bolts. Bring a standard rack of cams to protect between bolts.

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By climberKJ
From: Holderness, NH
Mar 25, 2012

I'm 5'2". The overhang bolt looked impossible to reach from the ramp below. Any short people have experience with this?