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South Slabs 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c

Type: Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: E. Roslansky, G. Felis, and B. Gillett, 2002
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jan 3, 2009
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This climb is the leftmost climb, which is accessed from the upper approach ledge. Start in a short finger crack (crux?) and follow gear placements in horitzonals to two bolts. The climbing near the bolts is only around 5.8, unless you avoid the big holds to the left.

Descend from chains on a 2-bolt anchor....


Follow the 4th class approach to the upper ledge system. Head left on 4th class ledges to the base of the climb.


Light rack to #2 Camalot....

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As might be guessed from this photo, this climb is mostly very easy. There's a hard move to start, if you start at the left crack, and a bit of a move near the top at a bolt. Otherwise, it's easy but pleasant hiking. <br /> <br />Photo by Luke Clarke.
As might be guessed from this photo, this climb is...
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By Ben Burnett
From: Colorado
May 27, 2012
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

Gear is better than it looks from below.