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Scaphoid 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mark Stevenson
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on Aug 8, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Scaphoid follows up left of the arete.

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  • Description 

    Start on the left side of the arete and climb up to to reach the first bolt (crux). Head up and left to pull a small overhang on big jugs to gain a stance. From here, its nice face climbing to the top. Make a low angle traverse right to reach the anchors.

    Location 

    From point where the approach trail meets the cliff, head left along the cliff and pass under a block leaning on the cliff. Continue past a few routes until you reach a buttress with a sport line to either side of the arete. Scaphoid is the left line.

    Protection 

    4 bolts, drop in shuts above Lunate, 5.10c.


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    Rock Climbing Photo: Making the clip
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    By Matt Powers
    From: Madison, VA
    Aug 15, 2015

    Fun climb, but if you are a 5.9 leader, good luck with the first two bolts. Felt more like mid-ten climbing there.

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