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Keystone Arete 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Christian Knight on Jan 13, 2010

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Description 

A small balancy crux down low gets you up to superb pocket and edge climbing up the stellar prow.

Location 

This route climbs the obvious bolted prow on the Right side of an alcove about 50 feet right of Jerry's on Deck. This is the 5th bolted line from the left.

Protection 

4 bolts to Chains


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By the professor
Jan 6, 2014

Surmounting the crux bulge appears as an unlikely boulder problem....until the stretch for an edge yields a super-duper incut rail that is wide enough to fit three hands.

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