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East Face 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Not knowm
Season: spring -fall
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Submitted By: Floridaputz on Dec 8, 2012

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Tim Shea on the east face of O'Neil Butte

Description 

Beautiful 1 pitch, great potection up the obvious open book on the East Face. The rock is soft so beware.

Location 

Start down the Kiabab Trail on the S rim and descend to level even with O'Neil Butte. Head cross country to the base of the east face

Protection 

Eats pro, great crack to the top. up to 3.5'


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By Floridaputz
From: Oakland Park, Florida
Dec 8, 2012

If you are at the Grand Canyon and don't mind some Hiking you will love this. Hike down the Kibab Trail until you are even with the tower and head overland. The Tower is Supai sandstone so it's pretty soft. But for GC this is a an awesome climb. Good pro with cams to 3', we had 2 ropes for the rap but I think a 70 would work.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jul 11, 2014

That's the South Kaibab Trail.
By Paul Davidson
Aug 8, 2014

"The rock is soft so beware. "

Made my day...