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Big, Black, and Hard 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Chris Hirsch 9/2/10
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Sep 3, 2010

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Description 

A stunning black arete that needs to be climbed. Crux begins at the third bolt climbing through the sheild. Decent ledge to rest on, then fire the rest of the tricky arete/face climbing to the anchors.

Location 

The obvious tall arete immediately left of 'Wild Things' on the north side.

Protection 

8 Bolts to cold shuts.


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By Caleb Hansen
From: Rapid City
Sep 5, 2010

Hirsch takes his routes, just like he takes his men, BIG BLACK AND HARD....