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North Peak Western Slab 
Western Edge of East Peak. 

Central Groove 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a PG13

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 400', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: bradley white on Aug 1, 2009
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Unknown because I assume it was climbed before I wandered up the central eastern section's depression. At a junction I veered left below the ceiling before the recent rock slide. It is difficult to describe how I climbed the Great Ledges because much has changed in appearance since I was there where I climbed. I know I didn't do the trail up to the summit. I don't recall how I got up to the summit either.
Oddly I did a difficult boulder problem in the talus field, that I have the most recollection and of the entire ascent hardly any recollection to it. I do remember I didn't want to repeat it without a rope.


Hike the loop trail until below the Great Ledge talus field. To skip this Great Ledge, follow the trail to the base of the higher cliff band with various severity one pitch routes eastward. Below the Great Ledges the approach is reasonable because it is mainly hardwood trees.


I don't recall any fixed pitons. I free soloed the area before the large rock slide.

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