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Dial Africa [Edit]
Avg: 2.8 from 4 votes
|Type:||Trad, 40 ft|
|FA:||(TR): John Bachar, March 1980. (Lead): Scott Cosgrove|
|Page Views:||699 total · 6/month|
|Shared By:||Drewsky on Dec 19, 2008|
|Admins:||C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
This climb is great and different in style than Baby Apes. The start is a bit vexing: the moves off the Apartheid ramp are difficult, as is clipping the first bolt. I placed and subsequently back-cleaned a cam in/from the ramp; pre-clipping the bolt makes a fall from the ramp disastrous, although the climbing is relatively easy. Pick your poison. The initial difficulties continue pretty much to the end. Another stellar route on a wall full of classics!
Climb the ramp that begins Apartheid, but climb left around the corner instead of straight up. Bolted anchor but no fixed rappel setup; walk-off the south side of the formation.
3 bolts plus a piece of gear for the Apartheid ramp. Bolted Anchor.
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