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Phlegethon's Ripple 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Season: All year
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Oct 1, 2006

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Great routes for beginning trad leaders.

Description 

Start right of the low two-bolt anchor used for cave rescues--this is the right most climb at Styx. Follow cracks through shallow dihedrals to two-bolt anchor.


Location 

The right-most climb at Styx. Shown as route #6 on the Styx area route topo


Protection 

Small to medium cams and nuts to a two-bolt anchor.



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Brenda belays from the ideal reclining rock.
Brenda belays from the ideal reclining rock.
I thought there were enough small cracks here and there to protect the climb using mostly small cams.
I thought there were enough small cracks here and ...
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By Jason Hundhausen
From: Bozeman, MT
Jan 5, 2008
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Very easy climbing with good pro. 5.6 until the very top; 1 move of easy 5.7 to the anchors.