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Winter Solstice 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Fjellanger on Oct 10, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Winter Solstice topo.

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Description 

Scramble up the ledges to the right of Midway, to below the big roof. Traverse left below the roof on good edges, and then upward through blocks and cracks to a good belay stance. The second pitch climbs up and then traverses right into a crack system, and can be run all the way to the summit with a 60 meter rope.

Location 

Right of Midway

Protection 

Gear to 3 inches


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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
May 20, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

FA: Eric Bjornstad, Bill Hooper, 1963. They rated it 5.7 for the first pitch.

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