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Screamer Crack T 
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Transcendence S 


YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on Nov 18, 2007

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Climb the overhanging rock following cracks and horizontals past a small roof and up a face to the top. The route was originally lead on gear, but was accidentally retro-bolted. Great moves, strong lead if done trad.


Just to the left of Screamer Crack.


5 bolts, shuts.

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By BrianWS
Jun 15, 2011
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

If climbing as a sport route, it may be prudent to carry a few finger sized cams to back up a few of the bolts -- some did not look completely sound as of winter 2010.
By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Apr 21, 2013

Andrew Barry first ascended this line ground up, without bolts in September 1985. At the time it was a very bold ascent, and I suspect would still be today.

In 1991 visiting climbers bolted it, mistaking it for a first ascent. The locals were pissed, but decided to let it be, as no one was lining up to attempt it as a traditionally protected climb due to the scare factor. Get your retro trad on and give it a whirl without bolts if you so dare!
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