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North Arete of the Painted Lady T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 1000 ft, 8 pitches, Grade III
FA: Fiddler - Vallejo
Page Views: 239 total · 4/month
Shared By: John Vallejo on Jul 4, 2013
Admins: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Suggest Change]

Loose alpine granite up the north arete of the Painted Lady. 5.9ish climbing pitches 2 3 & 4, with a 5.10- mantle at the top of pitch 4. Easy 5th otherwise.

Location [Suggest Change]

Start on the north buttress facing Rae Lakes heading for some prominent overhanging flakes about 500' up, and for a giant X made of orange colored granite about 750' up where the angle backs off. Head into the orange granite 900' up trending east toward the summit. Descend on the south-west side via talus & scree.

Protection [Suggest Change]

gear: single set of nuts to 3"
helmet recommended.

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bernard wolfe
birmingham, al
bernard wolfe   birmingham, al
3-inch nuts/stoppers? Mar 8, 2018

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