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A much tried and sometimes climbed route. The steep crack between Diedre and the gross gully that marks the North End area. Sustained and powerful. This route was one of the first "testpieces" of the '70's and remains so today, with the traditional grade of 5.11d. I think you may find it harder.
about 50' left of the gully, obvious crack
Good gear , cams and some wires
about to prove the hold is a "sucker"
Looks like a fisheye. Not a fisheye.
Slab to overh...
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|By john strand|
From: southern colo
Jun 29, 2010
one of the great NH 11+'s ! HA ! The "rest" hold before the crux is a sucka and pulls you out of position.
|By Adam Winters|
From: the Shire
Jul 24, 2011
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a
That rest hold got me
Jul 25, 2011
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a
i think the rest hold is pretty good and didnt really get me out of position. the route is more technical than burly i think
|By Kevin Boyko|
From: Boston, Ma
Apr 26, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a
HARDDDD! But this route is awesome!