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Echolocation 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Thomas Ramier
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Thomas Ramier on May 12, 2013

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M. Rynkiewicz on Echolocation (11b).

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Description 

Knobs all day! Two distinct cruxes. One for the tall and one for the rest of us.

Location 

This Route leaves from the top of the 1st pitch of The Black Sea. Clip a bolt then step down and right around the corner. Follow bolts through KNOBS up and right to a chain anchor.

Two single 70m rope rappels takes you back to the Perverse Traverse.

This is a free hanging rappel. You MUST maintain a swing to get back to the ledge! Tie Knots!

Protection 

12-14 Quick draws/runners
#2 camalot optional


Photos of Echolocation Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: B. Lignoski
B. Lignoski
Rock Climbing Photo: Bradley Lignoski starting up Echolocation.
Bradley Lignoski starting up Echolocation.
Rock Climbing Photo: B. Lignoski on Echolocation (11b).
B. Lignoski on Echolocation (11b).
Rock Climbing Photo: M. Rynkiewicz on Echolocation (11b).
M. Rynkiewicz on Echolocation (11b).
Rock Climbing Photo: M. Rynkiewicz on Echolocation (11b).
M. Rynkiewicz on Echolocation (11b).
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up from the first pitch of The Black Sea a...
Looking up from the first pitch of The Black Sea a...
Rock Climbing Photo: B. Lignoski
B. Lignoski
Rock Climbing Photo: Michal Rynkiewicz setting up tall for the short gu...
Michal Rynkiewicz setting up tall for the short gu...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up from top of P1 of The Black Sea at the ...
Looking up from top of P1 of The Black Sea at the ...

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By Jon Nelson
Administrator
May 13, 2013

Those knobs look amazing. And the route looks nicely bolted. Can't wait to give this one a try.
By derekpearson
May 14, 2013

Yeah nice work Tom . Now with the rain this week you can get some rest from all your projects ! That wall is sweet the free rap to the traverse is pretty wild ! But the knobs are way better .
By djrepnik
May 28, 2013

Strong work Tom and crew!
By Drewsky
Jun 6, 2013

The knobs on this route will transport you to Tuolumne Meadows for twenty minutes or so. Wild!
By Ol' Toby
From: WA
Oct 20, 2015
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

Quality knob jiggery-pokery all the way. What a great pitch. I jumped!

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