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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Scotty Nelson, Nate Ricklin, Shay Harnoy
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Submitted By: Scotty Nelson on Mar 20, 2010

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Description 

Climb up a flake, then pass a bolt (crux) at 20 feet and up to anchors. P2: climb up the corner (bring gear to #4 camalot) to a comfy belay ledge. P3: Up a section of wide crack then undercling out a roof (reminiscent of Commitment, in Yosemite Valley) to a comfy ledge. Rappel the route (bring extra webbing to back up the anchors).

Protection 

Standard rack to #4.


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Foolproof Plan topo.
Foolproof Plan topo.
Shay leading P2 on the FA.
Shay leading P2 on the FA.
P3 roof is similar to Commitment, in Yosemite Vallley.
P3 roof is similar to Commitment, in Yosemite Vall...
Shay Harnoy on the first ascent.
Shay Harnoy on the first ascent.
Nate Ricklin leading P3 on the first ascent.
Nate Ricklin leading P3 on the first ascent.

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By TNTDAD
Jun 26, 2011

This route looked great on the website, so we set out to find it and climb it this last Friday. We spent at least an hour looking for it and never found it. Is it on the west side of Roaring River Falls by chance? We didn't look on that side because of the directions on the site.