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The Great White Ridge 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 370', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Paul Ross Andy Ross (Var Leads) May 25th 2011
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jun 18, 2011

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View fron P2 through canyon towards the La Sal Mou...

Description 

The first route to be climbed in Two Fingers Canyon at the end of The Great White Wall. A nice line but does have some suspect rock. Walk through the canyon and the Great White Ridge is obvious up on its right side (north). See topo photo.
P1) Scramble up boulders to the crack at the start of the ridge. Climb the crack that trends left with some cams and one bolt to double anchors on the edge of the ridge.110'5.7
P2)Continue up the ridge by easy climbing to a ledge (cams). Step left into a groove then right out of the groove to another ledge (bolt). Move right up the face past another bolt to anchors. 180'5.8
P3)Climb 20' up to the bulge (bolt),pull the bulge then after a small cam continue past double anchor bolts (Rap anchors for Day of Litheon) to double anchors about 30' up to the right. 120'5.9.Register in small cairn left of belay.

Rap the route.

Location 

Two Fingers Canyon. located at the end of the south end of The Great White Wall

Protection 

Cams from 1/4" to 3" set of stoppers. Two 60m ropes.

Description 

The first route to be climbed in Two Fingers Canyon at the end of The Great White Wall.A nice line but does have some suspect rock.Walk through the canyon and the Gret White Ridge is obvious up on its right side (north). See topo photo. P1) Scramble up boulders to the crack at the start of the ridge.Climb the crack that trends left with some cams and one bolt to double anchors on the edge of the ridge.110'5.7 P2)Continue up the ridge by easy climbing to a ledge (cams).Step leftinto a groove,then right out of the groove to another ledge (bolt).Move right up the face passed another bolt to anchors. 180'5.8 P3)Climb 20' up to the buldge (bolt),pull the buldge then after a small cam continue passed double anchor bolts (Rap anchors for Day of Litheon) to double anchors about 30' up to the right. 120'5.9.Register in small cairn left of belay.Descent. Rap the route.

Location 

Two Fingers Canyon. located at the end of the south end of The Great White Wall

Protection 

Cams from 1/4" to 3" set of stoppers. Two 60m ropes.


Photos of The Great White Ridge Slideshow Add Photo
The two ground crew were waiting.
The two ground crew were waiting.
Paul about to take flight off the buldge of P3.
Paul about to take flight off the buldge of P3.
Higher on P1
Higher on P1
Paul starting P1
Paul starting P1
Andy on P2
Andy on P2
Andy at the final anchors of P3
Andy at the final anchors of P3
A)The Great White Ridge.
A)The Great White Ridge.
View of the Great White Ridge from the summit of &...
BETA PHOTO: View of the Great White Ridge from the summit of &...

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