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Ship of Fools 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Goss, Goodspeed
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 31, 2007

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Description 

Follow a right leaning crack system through a bulge to fun varnish climbing. A mid way anchor is found a 90ft, which is useful for a one rope descent. Continue upwards to an anchor at 150ft on moderate varish climbing. This is a fun long route with no real crux.

Location 

On the far right side of the cliff. The first route to the left of "Whatever happens..."

Protection 

17 bolts


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By Sking
Aug 18, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I don't really understand why this climb is bolted for the first 3/4 of the climb; it could take lots of reliable gear. Oh well. Still a fun climb. My buddy and I stayed in the crack which ended with a really cool dihedral, and then followed the original route left to the anchors. Fun, fast, and straight forward.
By Ira O'Meara
From: Hardwick, VT
Mar 3, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Really Fun and nice climb... but 5.10???? No way. I'd give it a 5.8
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