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Kater Garfield 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 7 pitches, 750', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Colin Winter on Nov 15, 2013

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Pitch two of Kater Garfield (6b)


High quality crack and corner climbing.

Pitches go at 5c, 6b, 6c, 6c+, 6c, 6c, 6a

Pitch two, a 40 meter fist/off width crack, is particularly memorable.


Located on the left side of the wall, beginning several meters to the right of Millius, which is marked.

Descent is by abseil.


Quality: As of autumn 2013, the in-situ gear in the route is pretty dated stuff.

Quantity: very varied, pitch one has one bolt, pitch two, a continuous 40 meter crack, is totally clean. Pitch three has bolts at very regular intervals. Pitch four, a hard friction slab, has a few widely spaced bolts... and so on. Bring a full rack up to BD4 with a few doubled (primarily for pitch two), and a cool head.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch three of Kater Garfield (6c)
Pitch three of Kater Garfield (6c)
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch four of Kater Garfield (6c+)
Pitch four of Kater Garfield (6c+)

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