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The Whale
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Whale Rider S 

The Captain 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Brian Shelton and Mark Tjaden
Season: Anytime
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Submitted By: Jim Gloeckler on Nov 7, 2006

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Around the 1st bolt, the rock is a bit slick and s...

Description 

Thin smearing leading to some nice edges. Brief crux close to the 1st bolt, then settles down to 5.8 climbing for a bit leading to easier climbing at the top!

Location 

This lies about 20' North of the top of the trail to the Whale; right between First Mate, 10b, and Finnacle, 5.8.

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor (nicely bolted).


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