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Desdemona
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Elanor S 
North Face T 
Northwest Arete T 
Oasis Red T 
Tortoise And The Hare, The T 

The Tortoise And The Hare 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Math Juth, 2001
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Submitted By: Dan Howell on Oct 23, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Upper portion of Desdemona with the route "The Tor...

Description 

This shares the same start as Oasis Red but moves right after about 25 feet, across the big ledge to the base of the left-facing dihedral. Belay here and then move up the dihedral, traversing at the top under the large boulder to the anchors on Elanor.


Location 

This is a great moderate route to the right of Elanor in the left-facing dihedral. Start at the beginning of Oasis Red on the left side of the big ledge on the west face.

Rappel from anchors at the top of Elanor to the left of the top of the route.


Protection 

Standard rack up to a #3 Camalot. Rappel anchors on the route "Elanor" can be reached from the top.



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Blue line show the approximate path of Oasis Red. Red line the upper half of The Tortoise and the Hare. Routes are actually about 50 feet apart with Elanor going between them.
BETA PHOTO: Blue line show the approximate path of Oasis Red. ...
Start of the route.
BETA PHOTO: Start of the route.
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