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Routes in Pencil & Eraser area aka Belfry

Eraser, The T WI4
Esmerelda T WI4 M6-7
Guano T M5
Middle Curtain WI5-
Misery T M8
Pencil, The T WI4+
Quasimodo T WI5- M8- PG13
Svengali T M9
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Description

This is an organizational entry to clean up some of the ice sections here. Thanks to Austin for the motivation.

This area initially had a few pure ice lines of short stature. Subsequently, mixed climbers added rock starts to the climbs which added variety and steepness...and the name Belfry.

Some of the crowds can be left behind on busy days up here; however, the entire micro-amphitheater can only hold a few parties.

Getting There

This area lies above the Spiral Staircase area. You can access it by climbing any of the lines below and slogging up to this area or ascending a 3rd/4th class gully (often with a fixed rope) to the right.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pencil & Eraser area aka Belfry

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI4+
 44
The Pencil
Trad, Ice
WI4
 45
The Eraser
Trad, Ice
M9
 4
Svengali
Trad, Mixed
WI4 M6-7
 16
Esmerelda
Trad, Mixed, Ice
WI5-
 8
Middle Curtain
Ice
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Pencil
 44
WI4+ Trad, Ice
The Eraser
 45
WI4 Trad, Ice
Svengali
 4
M9 Trad, Mixed
Esmerelda
 16
WI4 M6-7 Trad, Mixed, Ice
Middle Curtain
 8
WI5- Ice
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