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Tres Equis 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Apr 17, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: "Tres Equis". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Climb the right-leaning crack, down and right of "Scare Way", until the crack heads horizontally right. Continue up face to a belay ledge on "South Buttress". Follow "South Buttress to the top.
A variation moves up and left on face at about two thirds height.



Protection 

Standard rack.


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By attila
Jan 24, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

5.8 my ass. This climb is easily a 5.10+. After you easily place your first piece from a solid stance, you're faced with about 15 feet of flaring, crumbling, unjammable crack, surrounded by blank rock face on both sides. Awkward hands and only smearing for feet is not 5.8 territory. I had so much trouble I decided to aid climb, but my cams popped out twice because of the crumbling and flare. Gave up and climbed South Buttress to rap down (with a directional) to retrieve gear. Not recommended.
By Matt N
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Nov 22, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

^ "YOU'RE OFF ROUTE!"

That is the description of the beginning of Scare Way.