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Orangutan 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 2 pitches, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: George Austin and Roland Machold, 1954
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Feb 27, 2012

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Description 

The original of Orangutan continues to see little traffic.

P1: 45 feet, 5.3 R
P2: 30 feet, 5.8 PG

Starts in a 9' corner, 25 feet right of the Long Chimney on Open Face. Go up three ledges using easy rock, keeping right towards the end to belay. Pitch 2 keeps right and goes through the so-called "Crack of Doom."

Location 

Up the middle of Orangutan Buttress, between Open Face and the Great Zawn.

Protection 

Standard rack. Runout start. A pair of belay/rappel chains is on the ledge at the top of the first pitch. Haven't confirmed what's on top of the cliff for an anchor these days.


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