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The Amphitheater
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2nd Pinnacle, NW Corner T 
2nd Pinnacle, Upper East Face Right T 
D.A.'s Route T 
Dialysis Bag T 
Direct North Face T,TR 
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Direct West Bench [formerly listed as variation] T 
Diversion T 
East Bench Dihedral T 
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Juniper Crack (1st pinacle) T 
Left Variation (1st pinnacle) T 
Macropsychotic T 
McCrumm's Crack (1st Pinnacle) T 
North Face of the West Bench (2nd Pinnacle) T 
Northeast Chimney T 
Now and Zen T,TR 
Outside East Face T 
P.S. I'm Blonde T,S 
Pizza Pie Crack T 
Red Gully, The T,TR 
Red Wall aka Raptors in Cellophane S,TR 
Roof (2nd Pinnacle E. Face) TR 
Second Pinnacle East Face T 
Second Pinnacle South Face T 
Shortcut T 
Siberian North Face T,S 
Slot [formerly listed at Direct West Bench] T 
South Face Direct (1st Pinnacle) TR 
South Face Left (1st Pinnacle) T,TR 
South Rib (2nd Pinnacle) T 
Southeast Arete (1st pinnacle) T 
Standard Inside East Face T 
T-Zero West Face T 
Tyrolean Traverse TR 
West Bench Dihedral T,TR 
West Face (of T-Zero) T,TR 

North Face of the West Bench (2nd Pinnacle) 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unknown To Me
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 30, 2004

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  • Description 

    AKA: NorthEast Inset. Just left of the Red Wall route (bolted line) on the North Face of the 2nd Pinnacle (outside of the Amphitheatre) there is a right-tending groove or prehaps what could be called a smooth clean gully. This can be climbed to the summit. There are few moves of consequence, and these can be reasonable protected. As the route becomes more runout, it also gets easier. A safe, but perhaps heady lead for the moderate climber. To descend, rap West from an eye-bolt at the top of this tower.

    Protection 

    A standard light rack ought to give you a piece or two to place, but the route is somewhat runout regardless. It is very easy where the runout is considerable.


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