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Coffin Roof 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Steve Hong in 1980
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Submitted By: bsmoot on Nov 19, 2008

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Merrill Bitter on a successful ascent, early 1980'...

Description 

Power fingerlocks and pinches take you to a sloper. Another pinch and finger crack take you up and over the lip. Follow a 5.7 crack to the top of the Coffin.

This was the first 5.12 in LCC


Location 

Above the Coffin crack, left side. Need to climb the first pitch of the Coffin to the roof. Traverse left to a bolted belay...get ready to power up.


Protection 

Finger & hand sized cams



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Ed Webster on the Coffin Roof
Ed Webster on the Coffin Roof
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By I.A.N
Jun 6, 2009
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

Wholsome Folsom falshed this shit! So damn impressive, this thing is SEQUENTIAL! Tape or bleed.

By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
Jun 23, 2009

hmmm, and he just told me he was outa shape - yea right :)
Was up there last night and there is a pretty purple flower to greet you as you clear the roof - not saying I saw it up close though...

By Jhernand
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Apr 16, 2010

I dont want to sound queer or nothin... but unicorns are kick ass man!