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Delila 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Pat Callis, Charlie and Paul Raymond, January 1968
Season: Spring - Fall
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Feb 1, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: The crux lieback for Delila (5.8+)

Description 

Climb the first pitch (5.6) of The Escalator to ge to the base of this climb. Pitch 1 (5.8) of Delila is a long, clean, sustained lieback, with good protection. A long easy chimney (5.6) on pitch 2 leads to the top of the rock.

Protection 

standard rack, with a few larger pieces to 3" or 4"


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Ron Hayes leading the second pitch of Delila, 1981...
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By Adam Stackhouse
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Feb 4, 2006
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Very slick for the feet on the first pitch crux. Bigger gear for the second pitch.
By Brandon R.
May 19, 2008
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is a great, stout 5.8! If you're a budding 5.8 leader though, be prepared for setting gear from not so great stances with very slick feet.
By Tradoholic
Mar 12, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

5.9!
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