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Features on a Landscape 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 3 pitches, 250'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: RMWright
New Route: Yes
Season: Typical of Dumont
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Mar 30, 2012

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Description 

Sometimes, regardless of how difficult a route is, one climbs stuff just because the features beckon. FOAL is chock full of such nifty features.

P1: 5.10, 90 feet. Begin on the ledge left of SY. There is a double bolt anchor for the starting belay. Most of the climbing is not harder than 5.9, but a harder move may be needed for the height dis-advantaged. It is roughly 5.10 for the start, which begins on typical jugs. It is 5.10 again standing above the second clip. Angle right and up to a double bolt anchor. Some cool position and some huge jugs are found on the way. For kicks, you can top-rope the overhangs below.

P2: 5.8, 80 feet. Romp up on massive features. It is roughly 5.8 and bolted (!!).

P3: A 50 foot third class walkoff right that will take protection if you choose to stay roped up. There is a 2 bolt anchor.

Location 

This is left of the main alcove, and 50 feet from SY. From the top of P3, there is a well-cairned walk-off that runs North and then South around the crag to drop you in the main alcove.

Protection 

P1: 10 quickdraws; P2: 8 quickdraws; P3: 3rd class walkoff, but if you choose to remain roped up, there are several places for mid-range camming units. The top of each pitch has a double bolt belay anchor. A 60 meter rope is recommended if you intend to rap.

Eds. the raps are 75 and 80 feet each.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Dave enjoys the easier climbing above the start of...
Dave enjoys the easier climbing above the start of...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave continues up P2, which feels significantly ha...
Dave continues up P2, which feels significantly ha...

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By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Apr 25, 2012

This is a nice route. The crux utilizes a hidden pocket left of the obvious rest between bolts 1 & 2. Thanks, Richard!
By Richard M. Wright
From: Lakewood, CO
Apr 28, 2012

Leo, I can switch P2 to 5.8 if you feel that is more accurate.
By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Apr 30, 2012

That would probably be better, but if you made it up P1, you can probably lead 5.8. Thanks!

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