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Cleopatra's Needle
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Cleo's Needle Southwest Dihedral T 
Cleos Needle-Southwest Rib T,TR 
East Comfort Route T 
Northwest Side T,TR 
Southeast Arete T 

Northwest Side 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Trad, TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Sep 18, 2001

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Shana Scheiber ascending the Northwest Side of Cle...


The Northwest Side of Cleopatra's Needle starts out on the lower sloping ledges and ascends the Needle on mostly horizontal features to the top. The crux is just below the summit.


Standard Rack.

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By euroford
From: Chicago, IL
Apr 9, 2006

1 x dmm 4cu size 1.75 w/ quickdraw
1 x bd camalot size 1
1 x bd stopper size 7 w/ quickdraw (or thread sling through fixed pin)
oddly enough, all three pieces are red.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Aug 6, 2011

Way to spoil my onsight, jerk.

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