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Routes in Kilt Wall

Ben Nevis T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Off Kilter S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Plaid to the Bone S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
View to a Kilt S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Scott Ayers, Urmas Franosch, Aug 2001
Page Views: 145 total, 1/month
Shared By: Euan Cameron on Jul 7, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Climb up the slab until you reach the small roof. Make the moves over the roof and on up to slab to an obvious flake to the right of an arete. Make a long reach and move left around the arete onto the slab.

A couple of delicate moves on the slab will give access to the anchors.

Location

First bolted line of the crag

Protection

9 bolts, Rappel bolt and chain anchor

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old5ten
Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
  5.9+
old5ten   Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
  5.9+
this is harder than Macallan and Cragganmore. Aug 6, 2017
great climb - getting over the lip is strenuous but very safe. you can also TR most of View to a Kilt to the left with a couple directionals at around 10b/c.

ben nevis corner route is to the right of off kilter, not left. Sep 9, 2016
Euan Cameron
Mammoth Lakes
 
Euan Cameron   Mammoth Lakes  
 
Good catch. Fixed now. Jun 22, 2015
Are these listed backwards? Been a really long time since I've been up here, but seem to remember pretty distinctly this 9 being right of the two roof routes. Jun 22, 2015