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Yellow Dihedral T 

Turbo Pup 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: D Braddy, D Wood
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Submitted By: Kevin Landolt on Sep 4, 2010

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Turbo Pup.

Description 

This has to be one of the finest face climbs on the NW Slabs - sustained and spicy, with great climbing throughout. The first bolt is a wee-bit high, but that's what makes it exciting. After clipping the first bolt, get down to the biz and enjoy excellent thin face moves - the NC3 Guide describes "howling face climbing" - a very accurate description. Climb past the second bolt to the obvious little roof with a crack to undercling. I was able to plug some pretty decent gear here - small TCUs. Bust some final committing moves over the bulge to gain the 5.8R slab above.

Descent? Figure it out.

Location 

There are two bolted routes left of Yellow Dihedral - this is the one on the right.

Protection 

2 bolts - TCUs.


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