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Breakfast of Mutton T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: Zac Warren & Roy Suggett
Page Views: 281 total, 7/month
Shared By: Roy Suggett on Nov 15, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Before you start this journey you should know that the line was cleaned, thus creating the material for the large cairn at the base. This, however, will not in any way mitigate the ever present feeling of fear from the soft and loose material inevitably found on this route. So look around at the many and varied gear options so as to sew it up. There are two cruxes. The start is a technical liebacking crux and the exit is an exposed heady crux to turn the overhanging cap rock. There are fun moves throughout and there are rests.

Location

Just walk around the base to the northwest side. Find here a large cairn and small Pinyon Pine at the base of the obvious weakness.

Protection

GEAR: Bring one each of BDs .4, #5, and #6. Bring doubles of .5s through #4s. Several runners and a set of nuts and/or Lowe tricams.

ANCHOR: There is a two bolt anchor slung with a cut end of climbing rope and a quick link at the top. There is also a summit register and bonus, a small flask of celebratory spirits. A 50 meter rope gets you down.

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