Type: Trad, 155 ft (47 m)
FA: Frank Sacherer, Jim Bridwell, 1964
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Shared By: Karsten Duncan on Oct 13, 2006
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Ahab is a wide testpiece for the aspiring wide specialist. Begin in a corner just to the right of Moby Dick. After a short 20ft scramble you enter the meat of the climb, a chimney that narrows and squeezes all but the most petite out to the edge. Exit out top of the chimney and enter a flaring handcrack. Continue up another slot and then to the anchors.


The route is located on the west side of el cap a few hundred feet from the toe where the trails meets the face. Begin in a corner just to the right of Moby Dick.


Bring the big boys for this one. A standard rack with cams up to #6 friend or #6 camalot.