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Deli Express 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 375', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mark Sonnenfeld & Steve Hong
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Submitted By: aschwartz on Jun 20, 2011
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Description 

Deli is three pitches on great rock with great protection, but what else would you expect being on the West Face. The first pitch is 5.10 with a balancy crux coming about mid way up (120 ft). The second pitch is an enduro finger crack with no real crux, no real rest, and is a left foot killer (115 ft). The third pitch continues up a finger crack for about 30 ft until it dies, a couple of face moves bring you to a finger crack with jugs on the right face, great stances and great protection, place a piece and move to the face on good crimps for the last ten feet or so (90 ft). Hanging belays.


Location 

Rappel Route


Protection 

Great protection the whole way, a couple hand size pieces are good for the bottom, .4s and orange master cams are handy for the second and third pitch, as many number 5 thru 9 stoppers as you can carry, bolts at each anchor.



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By Sean Nelb
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jul 23, 2011

Deli Express is an excellent route that sees little traffic. One 70 m rope will get you down from the last pitch with just three rappels and a little 3rd class down-climbing at the bottom of the first pitch.