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Motörhead 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 14 pitches, 1600', Grade IV
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Yves and Claude Remy
Season: June-October
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Submitted By: crastalva on Aug 31, 2010

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On the approach, which takes 1.5 hours from the pa...

Description 

Motörhead was one of the first routes of Eldorado. It's THE classic line which follows an obvious crack system.

Descent is by walk off, down a gully to the right of the wall.

Location 

Main wall on the middle to left side. The start is marked

Protection 

All anchors are equipped with two bolts. Additional you'll find 30-35 bolts. A set of Rocks and Camelots (o.3-3) complements the fixed pro.


Photos of Motörhead Slideshow Add Photo
higher up in the route
higher up in the route
Lauteraarhorn in the back
Lauteraarhorn in the back
Pitch 2
Pitch 2
Pitch 6
Pitch 6
View of Finsteraarhorn on the approach
View of Finsteraarhorn on the approach
Pitch 11
Pitch 11
Layback in pitch 3
Layback in pitch 3
the main wall
the main wall
Cecile at the end of Pitch 2
Cecile at the end of Pitch 2
Pitch 12
Pitch 12

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By Rob Davies UK
From: Cheshire, UK
Jun 21, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Possibly the best rock-climb in Europe?

Double ropes useful in case abseil retreat is necessary.