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building steam with a grain of salt 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: c. bald/a.croteau 04
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Submitted By: burlap submariner on Sep 22, 2009

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Description 

to the left of the main slab of rainbow locate a large overlap making a overhanging right facing corner close to the ground.

pitch 1: pad gently up a mossy slab to better rock under the corner/overlap, clip a fixed nut in a seam in the corner and make cool moves to the top of the overlap, climb diagonally left aiming for the treeledge above (no gear 5.5) rap with two ropes to terra firma.

Location 

left of the main slab at rainbow.

Protection 

medium cams below the overlap, fixed nut in the overlap.


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