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The Gem 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bob Horan, 1984
Fixed Hardware: 1 Lead Pin [details]
Season: Spring/Fall
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Submitted By: bhoran on Jan 3, 2009

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Bob Horan freeing The Gem.

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  • Description 

    The Gem is located on an isolated block, sitting on the upper right side the Lower Ramp.

    Climb the thin seam splitting the sheer, maroon face. A fixed pin gets you started and then small wires are used to protect the thin crack which is more or less face climbed.

    Location 

    It is on an isolated block, sitting on the upper right side the Lower Ramp.

    Protection 

    RPs, small wires, a fixed pin at the start.


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    Bob Horan on 1st ascent of The Gem.
    Bob Horan on 1st ascent of The Gem.

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