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Routes in Mecca

Counterparts S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Geek For A Week S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Giblit S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jungle Boogie S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
King and I S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
King and I S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
King for a Day S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
King for a Day S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mecca Lite S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mecca Lite S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Meccaphobia S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mechanical Advantage S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Peasant S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Peasant S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pilgrimage (New North Face) T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Scrubby Corner S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Shock the Monkey S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Survivor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Survivor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Velvet Elvis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 306 total · 7/month
Shared By: Vlad S on Nov 10, 2014
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Stellar climbing through the first ~8 bolts at around 11a brings you to a very thin crux section before you get to the last bolt. After that the route takes some finger to medium sized gear for 20 feet through some heavily lichened flakes to an anchor with a red sling (visible from the ground). The route changes its character a lot after the 11a part with a hard slab crux and I think would be a lot better if it had an intermediate anchor. Retro anchor anyone?

Location

20 feet right from the start of Giblit and Beggar's Buttress.

Protection

9 bolts, a few small to medium cams.

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I believe this was the climb just left of sub-mission. I climbed this to what I believe is the top and once there I found no anchors or tat anywhere.

Luckily, my friend had just finished climbing sub-mission and I swung into submission and used his rope to climb the second pitch. Because of that I was able to retrieve all of my draws on this climb.

Maybe I totally missed the anchor, but I didn't see anything around. Heads up. Dec 13, 2015
Vlad S
  5.12a
Vlad S  
  5.12a
I might have the name on this wrong, but the route that I described is about a few hundred feet up and left of the one you are talking about - just next to Giblet. I heard that the bolted route left of submission is a project and also seen it called "The Mission" 13a (F.A. Honnold?). Dec 14, 2015

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