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Walk The Plank 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Matt Westlake on Oct 17, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Slightly foreshortened view of the line for "Walk ...

All climbers must use existing rappel stations for descent. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Starts just to the right of Lost at Sea, on the lower side of the arete feature. Move up into a corner, pull up and follow the weakness up until you come to a juggy traverse left toward the anchors of Lost at Sea.

Watch out for loose rock and test holds carefully - the base of the chimney has a large loose block. Be careful esp w/ large parties that often congregate in the area at the base of the upper tier.

With a good directional piece or two up high the whole route can be set as an alternate top-rope by leading Lost at Sea (folks often do the start and merge w/ Lost at Sea w/o directionals)

Protection 

Standard rack.


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Jonathan leads up Walk The Plank on a beautiful day in the North Carolina High County.  <br /> <br />Photo Credit: Paul David Martin
Jonathan leads up Walk The Plank on a beautiful da...

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