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Donkey Ear 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 50', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: probably Outward Bound
Season: summer, fall
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Submitted By: Colter on Sep 22, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Route in red up the Donkey Ear. Keep in the crack ...


This is an awesome single pitch of easy climbing on great rock that puts you on top of one of the best perches of all time! Staying directly in the crack might make it 5.7 climbing, but it's pretty easy even at that. You can make it 5.5 or less if you go the weakest way.


Once you can see the chimneys, head for the third one. The second chimney is split in two, not that one, but the one after that. Climb the south side of it. It's got a low angle. You can see the anchors.


Great cracks all the way up. bomber webbing anchor with rap rings on the top. You can lower with a 60m. Probably even a 50m.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Summit view.
Summit view.
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin at the start.
Kevin at the start.

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By John Peterson
Sep 7, 2015

This is a ** route in a **** place. It's about 5.5 if you stay right in the chimney but 5.7 if you stay in the cracks. Awesome summit view!

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