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Orthanc 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: John Hooper
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Submitted By: Kyle Wills on Sep 13, 2010
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Description 

Low angle slab climb on the face of the prominent pinnacle in the Middle Earth area. Fairly sustained climbing with the single bolt being plenty of protection for the short face.


Location 

Pinnacle lies above the "Out on a whim" climb and beneath the Middle Earth Canyon area.


Protection 

1 bolt. Bolted anchors



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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Sep 17, 2010

Use this to set a TR on the Middle Finger (5.10). That will up the stars on your experience.

By Perchalot
From: San Diego, CA
Apr 14, 2013

No bolts on top. (except 2 on the face for middle finger 5.10, but these are on another plane)