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Pared de las Profetas
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En la Senda de los Gigantes 
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En la Senda de los Gigantes 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 8 pitches, 1800', Grade IV
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Ben Deering, Steve Stember, Jonathan Estep
New Route: Yes
Season: Jan - March
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Submitted By: claramie on Apr 1, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Gigantes takes pulls past the left side of the hug...

Description 

P1. 60m. 5.7r. Start left of the water streak, climb past a bolt to 2 bolt anchor.

P2. 45m. 5.7. Take the crack to the ledge.

P3. 45m. 5.8R. Face climb above ledge. Past mantle to left facing corner to another ledge and 2 bolt belay.

P4. 55m. 5.6. Up groove.

P5. 55m. 5.7. Continue up groove to chockstone belay.

P6. 45m. 5.8. up grove angling to the right. gear belay.

P7. 50m. 5.5. continue the groove.

P8. 20m. 5.easy.

Continue up class III and IV 255m to summit.


Location 

locate the huge roof in the middle of the broken system that separates Pared Profetas from Pared la Paz. The route starts up the dihedral to the right side of the roof, traverse and pull the left side of the roof. Continue up via easiest way.


Protection 

double rack. 2 x 60 ropes.



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By themostdirect
Sep 5, 2009

Is there really enough gear on that route to necessitate a double rack????

By S. Stember
From: St. Paul, MN
Feb 13, 2011

I would agree with Jim that a double rack is not necessary. Perhaps a couple doubles in the .5-1 range, but a single rack would probably suffice.