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Last of The Summer Wine 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Andy Ross & Gene Vallee
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: apross on Jun 30, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Last of The Summer Wine.
The Perseverence Wall upp...

Description 

Up the right leaning corner with growing difficulty to a good stance.
Finish up the slab with less difficulty.

Lower corner in shade by 11am. Total route shade by mid/late afternoon.


Location 

The route is located in the approach gully for the Perseverence Wall on the Westwind Buttress.


Protection 

Bolts.



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Summer Wine.. with Warhorse traverse and slab to the left.
Summer Wine.. with Warhorse traverse and slab to t...
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By bheller
From: SL UT
Jun 30, 2012

"Bolted face!" Excited to try it. Glad to see you nabbed this one, I know lots of us had conceptualized this route before:) I like the name too...F.A. last summer?

By tenesmus
Jul 1, 2012

Psyched someone did this. Ian and I were looking at it years ago and never got back. Please tell me you get to go through the swirly-gig-hueco-pocket-chickenhead-thingy's!

By apross
Jul 1, 2012

Yeah Brad, did it last fall, anytime you want a catch let me know. People have been on it but not sure if its had a second ascent. You would be the man to put that to rest.
Had a very nice cuppa at yours the other day, the place looks great.

Clay, I think I used one of the holds you mentioned somewhere on the route.

By Tom Hore
Nov 17, 2013

One of Andy's better newer lines. Steep, to vertical, to slab. Good rock and fun. Quit doing the same old things in the Green "A" and go do this one.

By TomA
Nov 22, 2013

Great Route! Like all LCC sport routes it is much easier when you know where the micro crimps are hidden.

By apross
Nov 23, 2013

Yeah, onsighting is hard old fella. Glad you liked the route.