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Routes in North Face of Ceremonial Rock

Northface 10b TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Price's Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Regular Route T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: TR, 80 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 963 total, 7/month
Shared By: Rick Shull on Oct 24, 2006
Admins: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Northface starts on a prominent left facing flake, traverses slightly left and then follows edges, side pulls, underclings and smears to the top. This route has remained a TR because of current bolting restrictions.

Location

10 feet right of the Regular Route.

Protection

Bolt anchor and slings

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Matthias Holladay
Shiprock, Navajolands
Matthias Holladay   Shiprock, Navajolands
Yeah, he was an amazing climber back then; flawlessly precise, as well as strong and determined, he effortlessly made it look easy each time... Mar 6, 2016
Evan Wisheropp
  5.10c
Evan Wisheropp  
  5.10c
Doug LaFarge's 1994 guide lists it as 5.10b/c. I agree with 5.10b/c or 5.10c.
Richard Ludwig told me that Tim Wilhelmi actually led this route on runnout gear. Apparently, soon after, he would be found running solo laps on it! Wild. Mar 4, 2016
Nick Black
Arcata, CA
 
Nick Black   Arcata, CA
 
felt a little sandbagged at 10B! Techy face climbing with good edges and smeared feet, as well as some wonky beta! Jul 3, 2015