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Mourning Star 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Fjellanger on Jul 6, 2012

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Topping out in the fun chimney.


Scramble up some easy ledges to a flake and clip the bolt (on Longlife?) if you want. Head right up a finger crack that morphs into a chimney. A little dirty but fun!


Right of Just Say No to Frank Sinatra, left of Zoom.


Gear to 2".

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By Douglas T
Jul 15, 2013

Long neglected, this climb has recently become a much enjoyed climb for the grade and common warm-up for the next level of difficulty of climbs in The Country. It makes for good practice for the chimney on Saggitarius. Gear to 1.5"

Mourning Star is also a quick approach to the first anchor of Zoom, making it easy access to Hairway to Stephen and Leave My Face Alone, or a Zoom TR.

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