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Sharks Tooth 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Sep 5, 2010

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Fuzzy heading up the tooth.

Description 

Stem with an off-finger crack to the pinnacle summit.

Location 

Crack in a V-chimney on the down hill side of the pinnacle.

Protection 

Trad gear and a large sling to lasso the top for a belay. To get down down climb off the back or sling your rope around the top. We got our rope stuck slinging it around the top but I was able to scramble up and fling it off.


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Vinny.
Vinny.
Follow the crack to the summit.
BETA PHOTO: Follow the crack to the summit.
No pro on the top, sling it like this.
BETA PHOTO: No pro on the top, sling it like this.
The tooth.
The tooth.

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By Tradoholic
Sep 5, 2010

Remo, this should be on your "hot" list.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Sep 6, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

It will be added to the "tour".
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
Sep 7, 2010

I was lost when I first stumbled on this route, and it is one of my favorite finds.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Sep 26, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

We left a cordelette with rap-ring around the top of this route. Please do not remove it, in fact use it. We will take it down in a couple of weeks.
By Gokul
Jun 27, 2012
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Never went back to take that cordelette, did you? It's still looking in pretty good shape.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jun 28, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Ah, thanks Gokul. Yeah, I need to get back up there soon.