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Retlaw 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Barrett Stetson on Jul 19, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: The start of the climb.

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Description 

Climb up underneath the bush and move left to gain a crack. Follow the crack up underneath a roof. Head under the roof's left side and then continue straight up to the anchor.

Location 

As you come up the path and reach a cliff face, this climb is to the left side of a clump of birch trees at the base. It starts below a juniper bush about 15' up the climb. Can rap down or 4th class up to Precipice Right.

Protection 

A normal rack. Would say 'G' except you can't get a piece in for the first 15', but it's easy climbing to that point. There is a 2 bolt anchor with rap rings at the top.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The roof, head left underneath it.
BETA PHOTO: The roof, head left underneath it.

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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Aug 18, 2014

This is a nice little route. Fun moves on good rock. While it's true there's no gear for the first 15 feet or so, the moves are extremely easy.
By JSH
Administrator
Aug 1, 2016

Really high quality. I found the leftward moves under the overhang to be fairly difficult; it looked like you could possibly make face/slab moves about 10' left of where I was at that point.

The rap is almost a full 30m, so make sure you're at the middle of your rope.

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