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The Light Brigade 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type: Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bradley White, Takuya Yoshida, 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: bradley white on May 27, 2012
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Description 

On the face, that is way right of the start to Cannonade's Buttress is a sort of left facing corner to start up on. Climb up this part (pin) until able to face climb and under cling left to stem across (crux) to an excellent and short, finger crack (pin). Climb crack to belay ledge (40ft). Traverse left and up past small old tree and continue up on blocks of rock to join Cannonade Buttress start midway up. Second pitch is a 'take it very seriously' area, hence the name.


Location 

Left face of Cannonade Buttress


Protection 

stoppers and medium trad rack up to #3 cam or hex equivalent. Rappel off slung horn or continue up Cannonade Buttress.



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