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Orange Book 

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

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: P. Arthur, Dick Dorworth, 1970.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 19, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: "Orange Book".
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This climbs a prominent, left-facing, orange dihedral, on the right side of the buttress.
Climb 5.7 to a ledge.
Climb to a belay beneath an overhanging section.
Climb cracks and chimneys through the overhangs to The East Ridge.

Protection 

Pro to 2.5"


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corner on first pitch
corner on first pitch
protecting steep section before exit chimney on pitch 3.
protecting steep section before exit chimney on pi...

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By Blitzo
Aug 24, 2010

Beatiful orange rock.
By powderfinger
From: san mateo
Jun 28, 2011

When you exit the chimney at the end of the 3rd pitch it puts you at the beginning of the last pitch of the East Ridge route. Fun route with spectacular views and good quality rock.