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Routes in K Crags

Beer Festival T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Carnivore T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Grand Expedition, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Heart Of Stone T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Marble Slab. T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Mercury T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Surfing The Swell T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Tsunami T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Tynesider's Lament T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Way of the Increpids, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Type: Trad, 1400 ft, 7 pitches, Grade III
FA: Paul Ross & Layne Potter 4/23/2002
Page Views: 44 total, 1/month
Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Sep 8, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

P1.Head up the slab to a bolt which protects the moves into the groove. 5.9 180ft
P2.Up groove to flake belay. 5.5R 200ft
P3.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P4.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P5.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P6.Follow dyke to bolt belay. 5.0 180ft
P7.4th class past a tree then left up ridge to a great summit and views.

Descent:4th class down to top of P6 then rap the route.

Location

This route climbs the central section of the formation by a large prominent scoop which extends for over a thousand feet.
Start between the 2nd and 3rd wave left of the chocolate-topped wave next to Surfing the Swell.
A great introducton to the Slabs.
Approach may be a little shorter from Three Fingers Canyon.
See Surfing the Swell for topo Photo

Protection

Bolts,set of cams from .5" to 4". Two 60m ropes.
Bolt kit may be usefull in case of need to backup the single bolt belays.

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