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Fingernail 

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

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: John Fatseas on May 25, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Fingernail is the route on the left

Description 

From AFALCON GUIDE by Eric J. Horst:
"Climb along the hairline crack located just right of Easy Layback and finish up the corner above to the top."

The first handful of moves are thin and very crimpy. The crux is a single move about 12 feet up and is what gives this route a 5.10b rating. After reaching the corner, holds are good and it's smooth sailing to the top.


Location 

Hades Heights


Protection 

Trees at the top for TR. Not recommended for trad.



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