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Raindrop T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Troutdale Pinnacle Superdirect. HVS 5a T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Vertigo E2 5c T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 350 ft, 6 pitches
FA: F.Mallinson .Ralph Mason May 1914
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Dec 18, 2009
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Description

An exteamly popular climb. Perhaps thebest moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move righ a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the treeand continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and desend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.

Description

An extremely popular climb. Perhaps the best moderate route in the valley.Starts at the lowest part of the crag at a short wide crack.P1)Climb the crack and move right a long the ledge,and climb the wall behind the tree and continue up a broken groove to a large block belay.70'P2)Follow the groove on the right ,then up slabs to another block belay below a broken corner.90'P3)Climbthe steep corner then up left to small stance at the start of the slab traverse.35' P4)Traverse left and descend slightly to a steep wall,climb this to a good stance on some ledges.70'P5).Continue straight up to the top of the Pinnacle to an exposed belay.40'P6).Climbthe steep groove at its top move left to a fine exposed finish.45'. Descent..Walk off to the right.

Location

Black Crag Troutdale.. Guide Book FRCC Borrowdale

Protection

Normal rack cams ,stoppers.

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