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The Arete 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 5560'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
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Season: Year 'Round
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Submitted By: John- on Jul 11, 2007
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Description 

Crux varies for everyone. Watch your backside if your spittin' off .. there is a large tree there.


Location 

SE corner of the Island.


Protection 

Top rope. Bolts (at your own risk) and trees.



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By Tozankyaku
Jun 2, 2010

I am thinking the footage on this climb is wrong, or you need a really long rope to TR it... 5560 feet

By RyanJames
Jul 12, 2010
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

The best route at Whipps? I think so.

By climbinbob
Jul 20, 2013

Longest TR ever at 5560'!! I think you meant 55-60'.