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Dribble, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Eighth, The T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Falcon T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Kaiser-Resignation T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
No Future T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Syrinx T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Trad, 560 ft, 7 pitches
FA: Bruce Hocking, Mike Stone 1964
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Shared By: Jordan Morrison on Aug 3, 2012
Admins: Nate Ball

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Route Description

Wandering 170 meters up Tiger Wall this is the longest climb at Araps.

P1: Start near memorial plaque L of chimney system.

P2: Straight up with interesting move 15 feet off belay ledge.

P3: Crux pitch. Choose smooth wall or slabbing dihedral and cross R over the chimney system to belay ledge.

P4: Poorly protected. There is a message etched on the rock showing the two possible options for the climb. This is in reference to that pitch taken from the chockstone forum that better explains that (…):

"The start of the big diagonal pitch on Syrinx is very poorly protected. Falls to the ledge have resulted in a death and another major injury in the last few years.
A better way to start this pitch is to traverse right from the belay for about 10 metres to a thin crack then climb the crack until it is easy to climb diagonally right; this crack is actually part of The Lute. This offers much better protection and easier route finding and does not detract from the climb."

P5: Traverse R, jug haul on short exposed overhang, and back R to set up belay.

P6/7: Combine w/ a bit of rope drag or split up. Stay L on terraces following the ocassional upward weakness.

Descend via Ali's or Central Gully track.



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