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Helicopter Exodus

5.12+, Trad, 115 ft (35 m),  Avg: 3 from 3 votes
FA: D.Bloom
Arizona > Northern Arizona > Oak Creek Canyon > Waterfall > 3. The Right Wall

Description

Helicopter exodus climbs like a sport climb and protects like a Traddy McTrad climb. It's pocket and edge climbing with the crack used mainly just for gear. One of the steepest and longest pitches at the Waterfall. The upper half of the route is four stars.

Location

Climb the first 20 ft of Labor Day, where it goes left go straight up. The hard climbing begins above the pillar.

Protection

2 each .2 through .75. 1'#1, and 1 #2, a couple of small nuts, and one of the smallest Lowe balls.

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Joel Unema
Flagstaff, AZ
 
[Hide Comment] People should do this climb, as well as the other two in this sector. Even with the ledge halfway up, these are 3.5 star lines Dec 23, 2017