Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Khartoum
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Empire Strikes Back T,S 
Gone Postal T 
Original Route T 
Star Wars T 
Three the hard way. T 

Empire Strikes Back 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 180', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: M.Albert
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 484
Submitted By: a d on Oct 1, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Pitch 1. ESB.

Description 

Starts up diagonal crack splitting face, up and left of Star Wars.P1 Climb crack, to it's end, and gear belay (15m. 5.9). P2 follow short finger crack dihedral onto face, and follow knobs, and bolts (11) to bolted anchor that shares P2 of Star Wars (40m 5.11a) . Continue on P3 of Star Wars, or Rap (60m) to base.
Excellent technical climbing.

Location 

20 m. left of P1 Star Wars. Look for obvious crack splitting low angle face, leading to steep splitter going right.

Protection 

Cams, very small to 2", also, extra finger size for gear belay.
2 x 60 m ropes.


Photos of Empire Strikes Back Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: P2 ESB
P2 ESB
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 1/2 of ESB. P1 crack, And P2 short dihedral ...
Pitch 1/2 of ESB. P1 crack, And P2 short dihedral ...

Comments on Empire Strikes Back Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!