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Ex Nihilo 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rick Kollath
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Submitted By: Travis Hibbard on Feb 16, 2007
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view from edge of top-out.

Description 

From RCM&W

Climb the large dihedral immediately north of the Dirty Harry start and belay. The right-facing corner and cracks above form the crux pitch


Protection 

Standard Rack, for toprope a few bigger pieces.



Photos of Ex Nihilo Slideshow Add Photo
the top-out/top-rope anchor location is located just to the right/south of the stone lookout wall (you can see it in the left-hand side of the photo).
the top-out/top-rope anchor location is located ju...
another view of top-out.
another view of top-out.
amphitheatre stone wall lookout/barricade. ex nihilo is 5ft to the right of the all. (just over the wall is repproachment; 10ft to the left is hidden treasure).
amphitheatre stone wall lookout/barricade. ex nihi...
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By Dean Einerson
Jun 22, 2008

An excellent route!!
I led this last July, head point style. Gear was good but small, BD C3's, wires, Lowe Balls and cams up to BD #2 for top out.

By S. Stember
From: St. Paul, MN
May 4, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

Way to go on that Dean! Head point is right.

Does anyone know what the route is to the right of this that has some bolts on it? I dont think its in the guidebook. I cant remember how many bolts were on it...looked like 5-7?