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Type: Trad, 160 ft
FA: Paul Muehl, Pete Delannoy, and Eric Janoscrat, July 26, 1983
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Shared By: Chris Hirsch on Jun 9, 2015
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

Very long crack system in the middle of the gully. Tricky and powerful right off the ground. Work the flaring cracks up right past a new bolt then continue up easier ground. All hardware replaced 6/7/15 by BHCC.

Location

First crack system downhill from Erebor. Next crack uphill from Glamdring. Look for bolt between two cracks at about 25' high. Double rope rap!

Protection

Double rack to #4
Nuts
One bolt
Bolted anchor w/ chain

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