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Decameron, The 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Horst, McCallister, Ganote, Hintz (2004)
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Submitted By: DaveB on Jun 16, 2008

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bolt 3 (i think) on the route. great climb all ar...


Begin in chimney and commence up right face through broken crack system and trend left around blocky bulge to base of dihedral (handcrack). Traverse left onto face, make a challenging clip, head for the arete (crux), and follow it to the top.

Nice exposure and beautiful view.

(Crux - inspect and strategize thoroughly, it's all there.)


Far right side of Sandstonia Wall, past Shady Lady (5.7) alcove, around corner, through slot, past Witches of Bangor (10c), begins in corner chimney.


9 bolts.
60m rope.

Photos of Decameron, The Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: What a great climb
What a great climb
Rock Climbing Photo: Start of crux traverse.
BETA PHOTO: Start of crux traverse.
Rock Climbing Photo: 7/13/2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Working through the delicate crux moves
Working through the delicate crux moves

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By Kevin Bean
From: Baltimore, Maryland
Oct 10, 2015

Bolt 8 is loose. Both the hanger and the nut. I hand tightened as best I could, but didn't have a tool with me.

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