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Diagonal Route, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
East Ridge T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
South Face T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, Alpine, Grade II
FA: June 2008 by Chris Simmons, solo
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Shared By: Chris S on Jul 11, 2010
Admins: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access limited from May to October every year Details

Description

Traverse underneath the South Face until reaching a sandy notch that gains the separating the Impala from the Springbok. Start climbing 10 feet to the left of the notch. All difficulties along the ridge can be bypassed to the left. Excellent cracks on the final "headwall" pitch lead to the (false) summit. 4-5 pitches total.

Location

Follow the descent directions for the South Face.

Protection

Standard Sierra Alpine Rack

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