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About to pull the overhang on The Rajah, 5.12c R f...
An impressive route.
Climb directly up the wall below the overhang, with a long reach to gain the friable breaks and pockets below the overhang.
Place the gear and commit to the moves around the overhang. The moves around the overhang are both difficult and insecure. Getting into a standing position above the overhang is the crux, but a cool head is needed to finish on the slabby wall above.
Cams in break below the overhang.
Placing gear in the friable breaks on The Rajah, 5...
BETA PHOTO: Tiger Wall Topo
By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Oct 27, 2007
It is possible to place a #3 friends in the pocket above the overhang, but while this makes it a bit safer (it isn't bomber) you'll miss out of a crucial hold.