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Naked Edge 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Larry Treiber, 1974
Season: Fall through spring
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Submitted By: Eric Foster on Mar 5, 2006

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Naked Edge in hand!


This climb is on the south east side and is the rightmost bolted line on the face. It starts up a nice finger crack. Climb crack up and past the first two bolts where a bit of face climbing leads to a third bolt. From there, slap the right arete to the top and a 2 bolt anchor.


Southeast side of the Wedge, the rightmost route.


Three bolts, two-bolt anchor rap on top.
Couple cams up to 1/2" might be desired getting up to the first bolt.

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By David Shiembob
From: slc, ut
Feb 6, 2007

Good route. First bolt is high, but the crack leading up to it is pretty solid, I didn't place any gear. Middle bolt is manky looking. Really fun.
By Tim H.
From: Scottsdale, AZ
Jan 31, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The finger crack in the beginning is awesome, I just wish it went all the way up. It's fun to do as a boulder problem to the end of the crack.
By Tradoholic
Jan 23, 2013

Middle bolt still manky.
By Jay Patterson
From: Redondo Beach, California
Feb 2, 2015

It's still manky

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