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Orient Express 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: James Garrett, March 2005
New Route: Yes
Season: Anytime
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Sep 4, 2006

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Orient Express.

Description 

Crux is in the middle of this well protected easy sport climb

Location 

On Asia Buttress...ascend the arete.

Protection 

QDs


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By Nbbs
Apr 23, 2012

There is a runout from the top bolt to the anchors, it's 4th class scramble. Not sure if the top bolt is suppose to be the end of the route for leading and the anchors used for top rope only or if a bolt is missing either way just be very careful.

There was a lot of loose rocks on the climbs. I think both the belayer and climber should wear a helmet on this route.
By Milodog
From: Sunset, Utah
Apr 23, 2012

Sporty from the top bolt to the chains. Probably not a great first lead.
By Craig Martin
From: Park City
Mar 31, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

5 bolts, 2 bolt anchor, 50'.
The last bolt is to the right a bit and might be easy to miss. I did.