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The Shark Fin  

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13 [details]
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Shark Fin

Description 

Start by scrambling up the 4th class choss, climb some 5.8ish moves to the first bolt, pull a tricky mini roof at bolt number two, then shake out at bolt three. Fire left onto the face and then work your way to the strenuous layback off the shark fin (the obvious flake). Once you hit the shark fin, the route is sustained to the chains. Aside from the chossy start, this route is actually rather good. If you're looking for a break from the main wall or you want something new to try, the Shark Fin is a good option.

You may want to bring a stick clip up to the first bolt. The first bolt is a ways up and while the climbing is easy the rock to the first bolt is a bit chossy.

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