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Abridged Version, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Belly of the Dragon T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Fool of a Took T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ghostwriter S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Right Wight T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Straight Outta Mordor S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
There and Back Again T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Thrain T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Thror T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Unknown 1 T,S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Unknown 2 T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
West Rib T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
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Type: Trad, Sport, 120 ft
FA: Larry Shaffer
Page Views: 607 total, 10/month
Shared By: Chris Hirsch on Sep 6, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

Follows thin seam to upper face crux. Sustained throughout both. Great technical sidepull/gaston climbing. The seam looks a little tight in the beginning, but it protects well. I suspect this is a Shaffer creation. If so, he sure was the man!

Location

On the NW side, in the grassy gully, find the thin seam just below the top of this gully. Just right of the bolted line 'Ghostwriter'.

Protection

Single set to 1", including RP's
6 bolts?
New anchors with rap rings (70m just makes it)

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