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McHenry's Peak
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Stimulus Package 

Stimulus Package 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: M.Carnes,S.K. July,2008
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: s.kimball on Aug 17, 2008
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Description 

This 500 ft. plus alpine rock climb features 2 so-so pitches between a stupendous middle pitch.

1. Scramble up a white slabby apron and begin climbing right of the central "crease", angling leftward up 5.7 corners and ledges for 200ft. Avoid harder options on the right.
2. The main event. Move into a clean r.-facing corner that arches horizontally right tnen up a beautiful fingercrack across white rock. Follow it past a commiting headwall to a good ledge.
3. Finish up left-slanting, wide corners to the last few feet of Hands Of Time and the summit 5.8.


Location 

Located several hundred feet right of Kidnapper Van on the prominent Shameless Tower of McHenrey's Peak.


Protection 

Standard rack.



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