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Tears are Falling 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 125'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 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.


    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.
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