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Silhouette Arete S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Bruce Rubio 7/96
Page Views: 97 total, 1/month
Shared By: Bill Olszewski on Sep 27, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is the bolted line on the far left side of the East Face, just right of the southeast arete. Climb the large block and clip the first bolt. Thin moves and some smearing get you past the second bolt (the crux), to the start of a hand crack. Using the arete and the crack, move past four more bolts to the top of the pinnacle. Perhaps much harder if you try to stay on the arete proper, but the holds tend to lead one to the crack, actually the finish of Lost in Space which originates on the South Face of Lost Universe. Fun and interesting climbing on excellent rock. Rappel to descend.

Protection

6 bolts, bolted anchor

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Bill Olszewski
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bill Olszewski   Colorado Springs, CO
 
Thanks Chris, you were right as to the proper spelling of Silhouette. I hadn't noticed BC my Word program did not identify it as being misspelled. Apparently, after checking the web, "Silouhette" is a commonly accepted (mis-)spelling of the word. Sep 28, 2007
C Miller   CA  
The route name is spelled incorrectly in the guidebook. Sep 28, 2007