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The Shroud 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 4 pitches, 420'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Alex Catlin
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Submitted By: Ted Baker on Feb 16, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The Shroud climbs the pillar in the lower center i...

Description 

Start up the 10- arete left of the Flying Scorpion face routes, head up onto the fuzzy looking 11d sustained face with diagonaling groves and finish the last 12- pitch over the roof with a slight runout to the anchors.

4 pitches-10a,11a,11d,12a/b

Protection 

10 bolts with optional yellow alien for the finish


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By Matt Pickren
Feb 13, 2015

The 3rd pitch variation was apparently used to bolt the true left line. (Info per Dane's book). We climbed is 2/10/15 and really enjoyed it. Never secure in 100 feet with exciting clips, but fun thin climbing. Felt harder than 4th. Would love to hear more input. Also, do first 2 pitches as one to avoid hanging belay, okay stances at other belays. This route was fun and should be climbed more.
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