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Solitary Confinement 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 500', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: S. Isaac, G. Statham, A. Querner
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Submitted By: hanshan on Oct 19, 2011

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SC is the curving crack up the middle of the face

Description 

Maybe the most pure multipitch splitter you will ever climb. P1 fingers to tips (fixed pin) to hands (5.11), P2 hands to off-hands (10-), P3 fists (11-), P4 offwidth (10+), P5 hands and fists through small roofs (5.10), P6 stemming to top of tower (10+)

Location 

Right up the middle of Prince Albert Tower. You'll know it when you see it.

Protection 

Doubles micro to 5", 3 or 4 4", all bolted anchors to rap with 2 ropes


Photos of Solitary Confinement Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: P4 OW will make you glad you lugged 2 #5s all the ...
P4 OW will make you glad you lugged 2 #5s all the ...
Rock Climbing Photo: P3 is a LONG pitch of fists.
P3 is a LONG pitch of fists.
Rock Climbing Photo: End of pitch 4
End of pitch 4
Rock Climbing Photo: the opening pitch from the moat
the opening pitch from the moat
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down P1
Looking down P1

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By Devan Johnson
Dec 26, 2011

Holy shit man.
By Colin Simon
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 16, 2012

Mother of God.
By adam brink
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 16, 2012

Wow! That looks like the holy grail of crack climbing.
By notmyname
From: Stony Brook, NY
Jul 3, 2012

what are the ratings by pitch?
By Jesse Ramos
From: Avon, Co
Aug 19, 2013

Great line for sure. The fixed pin on pitch 1 is gone. A set of nuts is useful on the first pitch. Pitch 5 is nice but needs a little more traffic due to black lichen.
By Kishen Mangat
Dec 4, 2015

One of the finest splitters anywhere.

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