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Steeples 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: VS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Jan 31, 2008
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Description 

A steep, blocky start leads to more civilized climbing along a finger crack, which finishes at the ledge below the right side of the roof. Exit right around the roof, past the precarious-looking flat rock.


Location 

On the Redneck Wall, on your way from the Island toward Boobs. Look for a ledge with a roof above it at the top of the wall. On the right side of the roof, there is a flat boulder wedged at an angle. The climb starts under the right end of the roof.


Protection 

standard rack, long slings for toproping



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By Zolen Boogaerts
Feb 22, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

There is absolutely NO WAY this route is a 5.8. I would call it 5.6, maybe easy 5.7. Posey's Pass (5.6) around the corner is harder. The Flake (5.8, but really 5.9) around the corner is on a different planet than this route. Regardless, it's a favorite of mine. Great route.