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West Gruesome 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Jan and Herb Conn
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Submitted By: Jon Marek on Feb 4, 2010

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Description 

Awesome way to start a day, little bit of exposure to start second pitch.

Location 

From top of 3-4 gully walk to base of third spire on left and climb chimney to west face. p2 exposed step to shoulder. Rap anchors (webbing) are on east shoulder.

Protection 

std rack webbing


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Me sitting on top of West Gruesome August 2010 Sam...
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By David Raines
Jul 3, 2013

Very old school route. A lot of awkward moves up a flared chimney / fist crack / stemming problem. Maybe I was just inexperienced at those kind of moves when I did it back in 2009. Lots of respect for the Conn's.