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Division of Labour 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 175'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: strand/mallery/callaghan
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Submitted By: john strand on Oct 30, 2008

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Description 

The climbing is not that brilliant but the situation is awesome ! 3 short pitches ABOVE the Pendulum roof. Established "top-down", the last pitch was done first etc; The last sequence is the crux, some thinnish face past a bolt.
P1 move right past a bolt to a widening crack and tree/bolt belay 50' 9+ P2over a bulge (bolts) then thin moves (tcu) and a ramp to a nice ledge (thin belay- use the rap rope for back-up)5.10 P3 up a nice flake to stance with a bolt, thin moves past this to the top 45' 10c.


Location 

Approach as for Airaton etc, then go left along tha cliff edge for about 200' to trees atop a short slab.Rap 165' to a small ledge with bolts at the lip of a big overhang. Make sure to knot the rope !!! You will be about 25' right of the Pendulum roof


Protection 

some thin gear and maybe one big cam for pitch one.Small tcu's are key.Some bolts, all in all pretty good pro.



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By burlap submariner
Dec 29, 2009

this was recently scrubbed and is very clean, go on an get it.

By john strand
From: southern colo
Jan 2, 2010

Cool- I bet it got pretty dirty over the years. It's actually a pretty fun route.

By Jason Denver
Aug 4, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

Pretty decent climbing in a tremendous position. The first pitch is sooo airy. I felt like the start of the seconed pitch was the crux for me. Cool boulder problem that felt like 5.11-. Good route to experience free climbing this section of cathedral at a reasonable grade.

By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 5, 2012

It is more like 11A.. but.
Have the bolts been replaced ????

By Jason Denver
Aug 5, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

I thought the bolts were pretty legit looking. The bolt on the last pitch was probly the oldest looking one if i remember right, but it wasnt too worrying imo.

By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 6, 2012

That one could be an original !! '82, but good gear below.