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Citadel, The S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Elliptical Seasons S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Forces S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fountains of Light S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Golden Hair T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Lady Of The Lake S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pig's Nose S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Portraits S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Reel to Real T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Silver Winds T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
To The Fire Wind T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Warping The Gale S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad
FA: 1997 Tom Hanson
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Shared By: Tom Hanson on Oct 9, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Raptor Closures Details

Description

This follows the the right of two cracks on the east side of The Starcastle. This is the eye catching crack which is seen from The Headstone, to the east. It appears to be a hand crack, which is only half the story.

Protection

Standard rack, a couple of draws for two bolts. Possibly extra big cams. The two bolts were placed after the first ascent. They now protect, which was originally, a very dicey crux. Fixed belay anchors on top, just below the summit.

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Eric8
Maynard, MA
  5.11a/b
Eric8   Maynard, MA
  5.11a/b
Fun route, definitely worth doing if you're in the area. Like all routes in this area, a little soft for the grade. Oct 17, 2013

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