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Set The Controls for the Heart of the Sun 

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

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Paul Craford an Karl Mc Conachie, 1972.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 16, 2006

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Description 

This climbs the smooth slab, a ways left of "Gemini Cracks", for three pitches. Start left of a black streak near the center of the slab, from a group of trees. Climb a 5.11 pitch past bolts to a 2-bolt anchor. A 5.10b pitch leads to a 2-bolt anchor. The last pitch is 5.8. Rappel the route.


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Draws.



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A live version of the song was done on "Ummagumma", Pink Floyd's third album, released 10-25-69. <br />Syd Barrett had lost his mind and had to leave the band. <br />He was replaced by David Gilmore, who first appeared on this album.
A live version of the song was done on "Ummagumma"...
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By Branden916
Jan 9, 2012

I only climbed the first (5.11R) pitch and it was very good. The climbing requires you to pull solid slab moves pretty far out from your bolts, better be solid..