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Routes in Mt. Hedgehog - East Ledges

"Out of the Wilderness" (on Bottom Slab) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
"The White Face" (on Bottom Slab) T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
18 Holes T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
A.M.C. Route (on bottom cliff) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Catch 22 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Dag-Nabit T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
PB&J T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Ringwraith T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
Type: Trad, 120 ft
FA: Todd Swain, Curt Robinson Sept 11, 1977
Page Views: 105 total, 4/month
Shared By: Robert Hall on Aug 21, 2015
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Located to the far climber's left on the upper ledges. The climb is located about 15-20 ft climber's-right of a prominent right-facing inside corner that contains scrub vegitation.

ACCESS: Set up a rap off trees about 25-30 ft to climber's left (viewer's right) of the 3/8" ss bolt above Ringwraith. Rap to a tree ledge directly below; this ledge is to climber's left and about 20 ft above the Half-Way Tree Ledge.
Alternately, from the dbl bolt anchor on the Half-Way Tree ledge, walk about 25 ft left and climb up a low angle slab to the higher tree(s).

P1 - Pad up the slab headed for a dike-like seam [Var 1] about 30-35 ft up a little to the right. Climb the seam, stepping left at the top and up to a flat area. Climb up the ramped, rounded larger-size version of the dike line to the top. [Var 2 ] The last bit is poorly protected. 140 - 120 ft (depending on start) 5.7

Variation 1 - Climb the steep white slab a few feet left of the dike-like seam. Best top-roped. 5.8+ to 5.9-

Variation 2 - Instead of the ramped dike, climb the crack and features on the right. About 5.5

The right-facing inside corner on the left has been climbed in its entirety as "Variation 3", but this would almost seem to be a separate climb. Reported as about 5.4 - 5.5; exit left and up into the trees.

Protection

Usual rack

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