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Emperor's Robe 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio
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Submitted By: montay on Jan 1, 2001

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At the crux.

Description 

This is a great route that doesn't see much traffic. The route has a sweet collection of varied techniques. A lot of great reachy/thin/crimpy/delicate face moves with several lateral moves, some semi-slopers, even a slabby roof overlap to put her to bed. If you are tall and have long monkey arms, it isn't too bad, but if you are short, it might be kind of hard.

Location 

It is the far left hand route on the 2150 Wall proper. About 10 to 15 feet up is a very large cave/pocket. To get to the 2150 Wall, park at The Bank parking area. Straight across the canyon and slightly west is the 2150 Wall. It is the most obvious wall when viewed from the parking area. A trail leads down into the canyon, and then up the other side to the base of the wall.

Protection 

7 bolts and bolted anchor.


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By montay
Oct 3, 2001

It might be helpful to tell you where it is!! It is the far left hand route on the 2150 Wall proper. About 10 to 15 feet up is a very large cave/pocket. To get to the 2150 Wall, park at The Bank parking area. Straight across the canyon and slightly west is the 2150 wall. It is the most obvious wall when viewed from the parking area. A trail leads down into the canyon, and then up the other side to the base of the wall.
By Lon Black
Dec 30, 2002

Well, it was hard, but all the moves are there even if you're not tall. FUN route. I fell twice, but next time I go to Shelf, this one is definitely on the To Do list.
By dancesatmoonrise
Dec 15, 2012

Hit it last week with one brief take at the crux. Not feeling as well today, and it was cold, but somehow pulled it clean. Must say, very fun route. I feel most of the route is easier than the grade, with one clear crux at the top. John B demurs.