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Valerie's Book 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: BWpete on Nov 22, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: The Book

Description 

this route is the large left facing open book on the left side of the canyon. climbs up an easy face to a tight hands/hand crack. trad anchor at the top, and walk off the ramps. behind. the crux is low and well protected.

Location 

about 15 minutes from the parking, on the left side up the hill. it is the obvious left facing book approach 50 meters uphill from the sandy wash

Protection 

nuts and cams to a #2 or 3 bd.


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By Miguel D
From: Salt Lake City, UT
May 5, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great route to learn hot to lead trad. Well protected and easy to set up an anchor
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
Aug 30, 2016

Strange start, though and significantly harder than 5.6 if you go direct. Fun, though and good gear.

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