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Routes in The Ledges

Classic, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 320 ft, 3 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Scott Matz on Apr 13, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

We started on the far right of the ledges under a small, left-facing dihedral.

P1. Work up and to the left for best pro options, 80 feet of (5.8+). It is runout after 80 feet to the first Terrace (5.7). Top out 20 feet east of big tree. 160-180' in total per JFM.

P2. It is in the middle of the wall just under a bulge. Belay here because it protects belayer from falling rock. This is the 120 foot crux pitch, due to sparse placments and loose rock (5.8).

P3. This is the shortest pitch around 50 feet+. This rock is more solid than the rest of the route, mostly 5.7 with a couple of 8 moves.

Location

Just east of The Practice Wall, over the guardrail, and down by the river. The descent gully is north west, in between Friendship Seven and The Practice Wall.

Protection

A couple of small tri-cams (P1), mostly small cams and nuts, medium stoppers and a hand full of long runners. No fixed gear. Watch your chockstones.
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Total length on P1 is 160-180 ft from ground to tree.
There are LOTS of LARGE loose rocks at all the belay stations. Be very careful.

Walk-off up-canyon following animal trails. The walkoff is a standard loose BTC affair. Sep 11, 2015