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YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Scott Kimball, Tim Hansen 1981
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Submitted By: jason seaver on Mar 8, 2008

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Rawhide.

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Description 

This is a good, hard pitch with most crack sizes represented. I found it to be a bona fide Kimball sandbag at 11a that felt more like mid to hard 5.11. The bottom section is hands, if I remember right, the middle section involves some tips jamming and thin face moves (this is where I whipped out of it), and the upper part is fists to chimney. The transition out of the middle section was hard and a bit spooky as well.

Location 

This pitch is on the skinny East face of the crag. A crack line comprised of three sections separated by horizontals leads to the summit.
Scramble down the Southeast corner of the formation.

Protection 

Standard rack / RPs and small cams.


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