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Routes in Talon's Grip Area

Covey Up T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Drawing Blood S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Perch, The T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Peregrin's Prey S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Talon's Grip (aka Nestor) S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, Sport, 100 ft
FA: Arjun Heimsath, David Sampson, Bridget Hatfield
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Shared By: arjunmh on Mar 7, 2014
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Must Register! Private Property-The Pond, Atlantis and Mine Area Details

Description

Committing start to clear low, bolt-protected roof on right (climbing left, on arête through roof, is 5.11 opening moves). Stay right of arête past bolts and ledges to large ledge right of Talon's Grip anchors. Don't get lured right by the anchors. Continue to the top of feature using small to medium protection to 2 bolt anchors climbers left of small tree. Single line rap, but not really that effective for TRing.

Location

Marked on the overview map, this is the long line to the right of the two sport routes in this sub-area.

Protection

Small to medium cams, though you could also use a #2 and #3 up high if you had them. 5 bolts.

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Joe G
Phoenix, AZ
Joe G   Phoenix, AZ
Fun warm up climb. Mar 30, 2014