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Tears are Falling 

Tears are Falling 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 125'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Paul Newman
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Jun 15, 2012
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Description 

This route climbs the left facing wall of the buttress. Start 20' left of Teardrop buttress and climb a clean slab past ledge, then step through the left side of the ceiling at mid-height. Continue up slab past broken ceilings to the top.

Bring extra webbing. Rappel from large tree at the top.


Protection 

Standard rack of cams and stoppers. Nothing fancy.



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By Larry S
Jul 21, 2013

You can do some variations around this to change the grade a bit. The roof can be pulled at a crack on the right, and you can continue up to the arÍte a few different ways. Straight up looked grungy and poorer rock.