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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 19, 2004
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The Shark Fin (lower right in this picture)

Description 

The Shark Fin is a fin/pillar that sits about 50 meters west of the Olympic Dome. There is one very good route on the west face and it's sunny all afternoon. This is the The Shark Fin (5.10c)**.

Getting There 

When hiking from the Frontier Wall area east towards the Olympic Dome area this formation is passed about 50-100 meters before the Olympic Dome.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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