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Pfundt's Folly 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Tony B on Dec 31, 2004
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A bit left of the ever-popular pitches of Calcutta & Bombay there is a vertical crack going up 5 Meters to a roof, which is Riff Raff Roof. A few meters further left is a major left-facing dihedral system, part of the route Pfundt's Folly. As the bottom of this corner is poor, you can climb a crack system 3 meters left to a horizontal, go right on the horizontal, reaching the dihedral and heading up to the top of it to join Riff Raff Roof for a final romp to the top of the rock.

So-so climbing on so-so rock.


A standard light rack. Take a lot of 2' slings for tha zig-zagging line and avoid drag with judicous use of those and a good choice of placement positions.

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By Blitzo
Sep 8, 2006

Not that good.