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Caterpillar 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: MAR on Aug 19, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Caterpillar

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Description 

Start slightly right of crack of dust following a thin crack as it curves right. Near the top you clip a bolt from a ledge and mantle straight over onto a second ledge. Rap rings are to the right (shared with crack of dust, fingerrip and the owl).

Location 

Right of crack of dust and left of fingerrip.

Protection 

Small cams, nuts, and 1 quickdraw for the bolt.


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By Tom Thomas
From: Pittsburgh
Jul 29, 2015

This was a fun little mixed climb that climbs a crack like a face climb and finishes with a solid well placed bolt a the crux. Good Times. Here a few pics of me solo leading this climb.
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of the climb
The start of the climb


Rock Climbing Photo: Having fun working my way up the 1st part of the c...
Having fun working my way up the 1st part of the crack / face climbing.


Rock Climbing Photo: looking up at the bolt / crux
looking up at the bolt / crux


Rock Climbing Photo: looking down the route from the anchors..
looking down the route from the anchors..

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