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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
Original:  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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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
Rock Climbing Photo: higher up in the route
higher up in the route
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2
Pitch 2
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 12
Pitch 12
Rock Climbing Photo: Lauteraarhorn in the back
Lauteraarhorn in the back
Rock Climbing Photo: Layback in pitch 3
Layback in pitch 3
Rock Climbing Photo: the main wall
the main wall
Rock Climbing Photo: View of Finsteraarhorn on the approach
View of Finsteraarhorn on the approach
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 6
Pitch 6
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 11
Pitch 11
Rock Climbing Photo: Cecile at the end of Pitch 2
Cecile at the end of Pitch 2

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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.
By Dana Bartlett
From: CT
Apr 29, 2016

Not one of the worst.

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