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Top Hat on the Rat. 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b C1-

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 360', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b C1- [details]
FA: Lance Bateman, Paul Ross
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on May 11, 2010

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Tele photo of the top 5.10 pitch on the first asce...

Description 

Starts up the pitch of Rat in the Hat and continues up the headwall by a 5.10 190' new pitch

P1).Climb the 5.9- pitch of Rat in the Hat. This climbs to a bolt at about 15' then straight up to another then trend right to a shallow groove that leads to the corner crack at the top of the pitch. 170'5.9-.
P2)Two aid bolts are used to climb the overhanging entry to a groove system . Follow this trending right at mid height ,then straight up following about 7 pro bolts with cam and stopper placements to the summit and register about 15' above the double bolt anchor. 190' 5.10.

Rap route.

Location 

Three finger Canyon.,on the Berghaus wall. See topo photo..

Protection 

Cams. 3/4" to 4". two medium stoppers. Slings. Two 60m ropes


Photos of Top Hat on the Rat. Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Tele photo starting the second pitch. Photo. Dan M...
Tele photo starting the second pitch. Photo. Dan M...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dogs cool off in the Three Fingers pool
Dogs cool off in the Three Fingers pool
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo taken from the 1000' of Fun area  of Mike Ki...
Photo taken from the 1000' of Fun area of Mike Ki...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lance at the top of the 190'5.10 pitch,Paul on the...
Lance at the top of the 190'5.10 pitch,Paul on the...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lance in the shallow groove above the two aid move...
Lance in the shallow groove above the two aid move...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lance on the first pitch .Note the corner crack ab...
Lance on the first pitch .Note the corner crack ab...
Rock Climbing Photo: A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+. B)Rat Trap.5.10.C...
A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+. B)Rat Trap.5.10.C...

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