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Routes in The Sphinx

A Sphinxter Says What? T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
BFE Dihedral, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Curse of the Pharaoh T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Half Man, Half Beast T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Lower East Face, Sphinx T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Pharaoh's Tomb T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Tiller, The T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Upper East Face, Sphinx T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
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Type: Trad, 400 ft, 3 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: George Bell on Oct 2, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is the easiest route up or down the Sphinx. Most of the east and south faces are guarded by a sizable overhang, but you can walk out on a ledge from the north that takes you above these overhangs. From here, it is an easy romp up slabs to the summit.

Location

Hike north of the Sphinx, and climb up an obvious gully and out onto the ledge above the overhangs. Then climb east facing slabs to the summit.

Protection

Standard Flatirons rack, if any.

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