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Routes in Elephant's Head

Middle Variant T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Top Rope Routes on "North"/"West" Face T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Trunk - Right Variant, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Trunk, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
left variant T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 602 total, 5/month
Shared By: Casey Bald on Aug 5, 2007
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

From the left of the trunk and the eye, move up over a small overhang on small incut holds, protect with thin nuts (read:rps work best) and trend left slightly and commit to thin face moves to a rest and more thin nuts on your right in a small flare. Move straight up on moderate ground following horizontal cracks past a final well protected overlap to the top and mixed gear and bolt anchor...nice job!!!!

[Admin's NOTE: This climb may be "Elephantitis 5.9R" (FA 1980 T. Swain & Mike Cody) as listed in Webster. Webster states the climb is "to the right of the trunk", but I wonder if this is a "typo" because he clearly has the climbs listed right-to-left (from the access trail) and Elephantitis, being the last climb listed, then would be the left-most climb, not the right-most, and hence left of "the Trunk" ]

Protection

small nuts and cams along with a normal rack to #2

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