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Steep Rings 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: ryan albery on Mar 21, 2009

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Description 

Perfect hands into an overhaning bulge that tightens to ring locks.

Location 

The east side of the leaning pillar on the buttress south of the mouth of Trachyte Canyon (lake mile 134.5)

Protection 

Hands to 0.75" Two bolt anchor. Route continued to top of the pillar/spire with hooks (dicey), to another fixed anchor


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By Drew Herder
From: Montrose, CO
May 23, 2016

Also known as Roof of the rings 5.11C

Approach via boat to mouth of canyon. Hike up short talus slope on left side of the canyon mouth. The route climbs the beautiful splitter on the south side of the detached pillar visible from the boat. Begin with a outstanding hand crack that gradually works into an overhanging bulge.

#3(2), #2(1), and #1(1) camalot, black metolius for crux. - according to other info i've read.

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