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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Euan Cameron and Julie Wright, 14th August 2008
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 15, 2008

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Contemplating the steep wall of Highlander, 5.10b


Start left of the arete and climb up easily to clip the 1st bolt. Move past this and clip the 2nd bolt and then make thin moves up the steep wall to a rounded mantelshelf and the 3rd bolt.

Finish with a final mantle to reach the anchors.


Left side of the central arete


3 bolts, 2 ring anchors

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Rock Climbing Photo: A Topo for the Highlander section at McLeod Lake
BETA PHOTO: A Topo for the Highlander section at McLeod Lake
Rock Climbing Photo: Moving through the crux on Highlander, 5.10b
Moving through the crux on Highlander, 5.10b

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By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Aug 15, 2008

Take care with the flakes out left. They are not solid and shouldn't be relied on. The route follows the bolts and is solid.
By C Miller
Sep 18, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Fingery moves up a short steep wall gain a rounded break and a mantle (to the right is easier) and then easier moves to the top - fun.
By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Jul 7, 2015
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

fun route, did this two ways:
straight up, definitely harder. bit of a sloper move.
farther left, bigger holds. i thought they're pretty solid, but falling from that position (on lead) would not be good.

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