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E Crags (DBC Canyon)
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Bloody Slab  T 
Day of Atonement T 
Day of Endless Chocolate T 
Death by Chocolate T 
Endless Journey T 
Road to Mecca, The T 

Day of Endless Chocolate 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 13 pitches, 1600', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Link up of 3 routes
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Submitted By: apross on Apr 5, 2011

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Starting corner Endless Journey/DEC

Description 

This is a link up of the 3 main routes on Death by Chocolate buttress. Makes for a great day out with much more interesting climbing at a consistantly higher grade than DBC. Fairly well protected too.

Start up the big left facing corner of Endless Journey. Belay with cams half way up the corner or if confident, simul climb the last 80ft or so to the top of the corner. 5.7+ 300ft

Move up 20ft to a bolt, clip the locker and downclimb past the belay untill you can step right on to a face. Some cool moves takes you to the anchor of DBC. Belay your second over then pull your rope through the locker 5.7 80ft.

Do the crux pitch of DBC and rap/lower off into the corner of Day of Atonement. 5.8 50ft w/60ft lower.
Finish up DOA to the top. 5.8 6 more pitches.


Location 

See approach for DBC.
Starts up obvious left facing corner just to the right of DBC.
Rap DBC for descent.

Protection 

Quickdraws
Cams 1" to 3.5"


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High up on DOA/DEC
High up on DOA/DEC
DBC crux pitch
DBC crux pitch
A)(White.) Day of Endless Chocolate 5.8+ B)Link to...
A)(White.) Day of Endless Chocolate 5.8+ B)Link to...
DOA. Climbers on p5 of DEC
DOA. Climbers on p5 of DEC
Great views from the summit
Great views from the summit
More of DOA/DEC
More of DOA/DEC

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By USBRIT
From: Cumbria.UK
Apr 26, 2011

I think you might find that this link up will give over 2000' of climbing