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Routes in Pingora

Cirque of the Towers Traverse T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
East Face, Left Side Cracks T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
East Ledges T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Northeast Face T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
South Buttress T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Southerner's, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
Southwest Face Right T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stealing Thunder T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Triple Cracks T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Type: Trad, Alpine, 600 ft, 7 pitches, Grade III
FA: Tom McMillian & Eric Zschiesche. August, 1979
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Shared By: eric zschiesche on Jul 11, 2010
Admins: Mike Snyder

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This route was ascended from the bottom to the top in one long day in the late summer of 1979. The first ascent party, comprised of Tom McMillian and Eric Zschiesche climbed the route clean with no falls.
Starting on the lower East toe of Pingora, the route ascends discontinuous crack systems, mostly 5.8 - 5.9 to a face pitch 5.10+ R to gain the bottom of the Sickle crack on the Beckey aid line. The upper pitches on the route were freed at the 5.10 - 5.11- range. Excellent route that was done prior to cams and sticky rubber. Enjoy and happy trails Jul 11, 2010