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Adios Yahoos T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Winged Horse, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3
Type: Trad, Aid, Alpine, Grade III
FA: 17 November 1970 by Fred Beckey and Jack Miller
Page Views: 231 total, 3/month
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

The climb begins at the center of the face near a large (wide) pine tree. One pitch of face and crack up and left (5.8) to an obvious corner. Two more pitches of aid and free climbing lead to face climbing protected by chickenheads and a chimney system to the summit. Reference: Secor, The High Sierra, 3rd ed., pg 81.

Location

From the summit, one rappel west into the Impala-Springbok gully, then scramble down the gully until you can traverse back to the start.

Protection

Standard Sierra Alpine Rack with aiders and hooks

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