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Route 8 

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

Type:  Trad, Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Maidy on Apr 16, 2011

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Climb the right-side bolted crack up the the slab. Variations exist both right and left of the crack. Crux is the roof-move to the anchor. An (easier) variation to the finish exits up the far right side of the summit with better gear protection.


Right-side route of the obvious slab to the right of the central routes. Shares an anchor with route #8. Rap or walk off.


5 bolts + anchors. Routes 7 and 8 were intended as mixed routes. Small rack of cams up to #3 recommended if you want to protect the runouts, or forgo the gear to make it "sporty". For a separate finish from the left #7 route stay to the right (skipping the last bolt) climbing discontinuous gear-protectable cracks to the anchor.

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By Ancent
Apr 19, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Less run out than Route 7 to the left, but the more "slabby" moves require more thought. Bring a #.75 (or #.5?) for the top protection.

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