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Black Widow Arete 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Kevin Chase, Dave Medera
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Oct 23, 2007

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Once across the log, there is an obvious black varnished wall. Scramble up to the base of the wall. Black Widow Arete follows a line of bolts up the left margin of this wall. Thin climbing.


5-7 bolts to anchors

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By ljh
Jan 25, 2011

FA: Dave Medera & Kevin Chase. A bolt was added c.2000 turning "The Widow" (as she's colloquially called) from oft neglected to a must-do.

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