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The Escape 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 310', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Andy Ross Shingo Ohkawa Paul Ross. 17th June 2011
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jun 23, 2011
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Description 

Named due to a voilent thunderstorm that hit just as the final pitch was climbed. Starts directly opposite the Great White Ridge up the gray pillar that lies between a chimney and a line of steep huecos.The rock improves with hight.

P1)Climb past some poor rock just right of the chimney to a bolt at 15' .the rock gets much better after the second bolt.. Continue past 6 more bolts to hanging belay anchors. A fine on sight lead by Andy. 150' 5.10-
P2)Trend up to the right below the groove from the last of three bolts lower down to the large sloping hueco . Continue right to another large hueco and double anchors, 80'5.9 A0.
P3)Awkward moves above the belay then easier climbing to the top of the pitch and double anchors. 80' 5.10-.

Descent:- Rap single rope to the top of P2 the double ropes to the ground.


Location 

Two Fingers Canyon. South of the Great White Wall Road 2.4 miles from Hanksville road and 1.5 miles south of the road into Three Fingers Canyon


Protection 

Cams 1/2" to 3" ,wires, slings two 60m Ropes



Photos of The Escape Slideshow Add Photo
Andy starting P1
Andy starting P1
Alls well that ends well . Traquility in the Eastern Reef. Shingo and Andy chilling out after the climbs.
Alls well that ends well . Traquility in the Easte...
Andy on P1
Andy on P1
Higher on P3 ...Storm in the distance !
Higher on P3 ...Storm in the distance !
Higher on P1
Higher on P1
The Route .Escape 5.10-
The Route .Escape 5.10-
Paul following P1
Paul following P1
Andy starting P3
Andy starting P3
Shingo on P2
Shingo on P2
The view across the canyon as the storm hits
The view across the canyon as the storm hits
Tele photo Shingo on P2
Tele photo Shingo on P2
Later in the evening we were attacked by a ten foot reptile
Later in the evening we were attacked by a ten foo...
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