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Render Us Weightless Roof 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95', Grade V
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jamie Christensen 1976
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Submitted By: Drederek on Apr 10, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Doug crossing the roof
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Description 

Wander up the low angled start to the easy offwidth. Up the offwidth to the base of the the roof. Angle up and right thru the roof. Follow the sweet handcrack up the face and left at the end to the chains. While surmounting the roof is the crux its way easier than it looks.


Location 

Near the left edge of the main wall its a few columns left of Inca Roads. A 60m rope will get you down, a 50m would get you to easily downclimbable terrain


Protection 

Pro to 4 inches is more than adequate altho you could put bigger stuff in if you wanted to.



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By Drederek
Apr 10, 2011

If anyone has the FA info pls post it thx

By andyf
From: Tacoma, WA
Apr 13, 2011

FA: Jamie Christensen, 1976

There's also a direct start on the pillar below the roof, starting on the right side of the pillar and crossing over to the left. You can see the last two bolts (out of five) in the pic. FA: Andy Fitz & Ed Mosshart, 2008. Probably 9+/.10- and fun (much better than the OW start IMO). You can either finish w/ the Render Us Weightless roof or move right under the roof to finish on Ball & Chain (.10a finger crack). Both finishes require gear.

By Drederek
Apr 22, 2011

Thx Andy for the fa and variation info. I like that gentle OW but I'll try the bolts next time.