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Walpurgisnacht Direct 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13

Type:  Trad, TR, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Oct 15, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Topping out Walpurgisnacht


A couple of hard pulls and some back step smearing bring you through the crux to a awesome roof sequence on jugs. The "High E" of Devils Lake.

This can also be done as 5.8 by passing the first overhang on the right face and then traversing back left under the second overhang.


Start on Bucket Brigade in "The Funnel". Head left at the split towards a low-angle slab and a little tree. Climb straight up the hanging corners above.


Trad/TR, gear is questionable under the first roof.

Photos of Walpurgisnacht Direct Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Vinny in the crux.
BETA PHOTO: Vinny in the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: John K, thinking about the sweet jugs.
John K, thinking about the sweet jugs.

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By Doug Hemken
Oct 18, 2010

Hey, thanks for posting that! Another nice route that I had missed trying all these years!

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