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Celestial Groove 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Ron Cotman, Pauline Hsieh
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Submitted By: Lizzy Trower on Jan 30, 2006

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J5 on Celestial Groove

Description 

Located on the left side of the Pearly Gates area, Celestial Groove heads up the crack/corner to the right of Poison Balance (5.11d, some bolts). It starts by pulling through a bulgy section and then follows a small corner with an excellent crack. The bulgy start is definitely the crux and the rest of the route is great cruiser jamming, overall a lot of fun.

Protection 

Standard trad rack (to 2" will suffice). There are bolts/rap station at the top and you can lower off with a 60-m rope.


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Celestial Groove. Heading up the great corner crac...
Celestial Groove. Heading up the great corner crac...
Feet are kind of hard to come by as you start
Feet are kind of hard to come by as you start
Celestial Groove
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