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I wanna go home 

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

Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 115'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: ScottH on Aug 28, 2006

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The P2 slab/arete


N1 is a 2 pitch line on the far left side of Lost Boys. The first pitch is typical "juggy" exit 38 climbing, while the second is quite slabby.

P1. Begin up a small face, climbing over a small lip about 15 feet up. This felt like the crux to me; non-descript climbing continues to the anchor.

P2. The second pitch starts up a steep, blank face before pulling around a roof and the corner above. This felt more exposed than I expected from the ground; make use of the arete and think things through-- a short but unprotected fall on the anchor/ledge is a possibility. After turning the corner, make a step over a small lip and onto a slab, using the arete as you ascend. Near the top, fight the urge to stay with the arete when the bolt line pulls you right.

This is a 35m line, and both pitches can easily led as one with no drag.


With a single rope, rap the route.


~12 draws will get you to the 2nd pitch anchor

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By Griffin Dittmar
Sep 11, 2015

Very fun technical climb! Very slabby. The top Pitch pushes 10a with some small crimps. Both pitches can be done as one if you have a long enough rope (60 is pushing it and 70 is plenty)
By lostthetrail
Sep 28, 2015

Fun climb. First pitch has a neat flow to it. A lot of push/pull. The second pitch start is heady. The slab on the top of pitch two is a debris flow zone from above, so it was dirty when I climbed it yesterday, but with the arete, it is easy enough to clean the holds as you go.
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