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Star Wars 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 9 pitches, 800', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: J. Dunkley A. Durie
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Submitted By: a d on Aug 17, 2010

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P3 of Star wars

Description 

Awesome climb!!
Short section of bolt protected 10+.
Follows cracks, flakes, dikes, knobs, for 5 pitches to tree Island. P.1 is obvious left trending finger crack across face(10a). P.2 technical face climbing on knobs(10d). P.3 follows flake to face, bolt,and right to crack. Up this to belay(10a). P.4 follows dikes up and left to crack splitting face seen from below.(.9) P.5 obvious crack to tree island(.8)
Move belay left to base of huge dihedral, climb it to it's end, and gear belay(.8)P.7 left across face (bolts) to crack, and up to ledge(10a). P.8 follows horizontal crack right for 55m(.9). P.9 Short crack to summit(.8)
For Descent "hike" up, and right, and back down to rap route (see topo)

Location 

From end of approach trail @ base, head right for 80m to large downed tree. P1 is the obvious left trending crack across face.

Protection 

Double set of cams to 3", stoppers.
2 x 60m ropes.
Pitches 1 to 4, and p8 have bolted belay anchors.


Photos of Star Wars Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo
BETA PHOTO: Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Marc... using the force. Pitch 1
Marc... using the force. Pitch 1
Rock Climbing Photo: P2 of Star Wars
P2 of Star Wars
Rock Climbing Photo: P1 of Star Wars
BETA PHOTO: P1 of Star Wars
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt on P8
Matt on P8
Rock Climbing Photo: P4 of Star Wars
P4 of Star Wars
Rock Climbing Photo: high up on Star Wars
high up on Star Wars

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