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Stairway Overhang 

Stairway Overhang 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type: TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: James M Schroeder on Nov 24, 2006
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Climb up on large face under roof. Exit out from roof using small crack and climb face to top.


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By Peter Dodge
From: Duluth, MN
Jan 4, 2007
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

I think a more 5.10a route would cut to the right to the huge ledge after the roof and then work up and to the left. Staying committed to the seam after the roof, I think, is more like 5.11. I might be a little easier for taller people because they might be able to skip the ugly finger jams.