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Turkey Beard 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Doug Reed, Chip Self, 1986
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Submitted By: Ben Sachs on Jun 4, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The Open Book is the huge dihedral on the left and...

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Climb (or aid) through the Open Book first pitch until you can bail right on the ledge. Might be good to belay on Open Book and then move the belay. Fire up the obvious crack to a bolt-protected move up high. Clip a pin, compose yourself for the lichen-mantle at the top, and bask in the glory that is Linville Gorge climbing.


North side of Amphitheater


NC Rack, bolt, gear anchor.

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