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Routes in Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa)

A Supposedly Fun Climb I'll Never Climb Again TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Air Africa T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c R
Almaz S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Anbessa S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Atkilt Tera S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Austerity Measures S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Basque Arete S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Battle of Adwa T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Blue Donkey Express S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Chigger Yellem S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Coffee Break is Over, The S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Coffee Ceremony S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cracked Wheat S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Easy Eshi S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Feral Warp Wolf T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Galatoma T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Giorgis '64 S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Habesha S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jegna Aymotem S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Liger Army S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Lucy in the Sky S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
No Smoking S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Oysters Nuts T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Poroto Gringo S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Powered by Injera S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sau Hund (Asema Wusha) T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Sheba's Glory S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Solomon's Revenge T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Tara Gaga T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tenish Tenish S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wendemé S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Weyne Gude S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
You Don't Mess with the Zohan S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: James Garrett and Devlin McGuire, 21 November 2015
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Shared By: James Garrett on Nov 21, 2015
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Description

This new addition (Almaz= Diamond in Amaric) to AG is like a diamond in the rough and is immediately to the left of Tenish Tenish and well protected with about 12 bolts. It will clean up well and the rock is very good.

Pitch #1: Walk up to the base of the wall up a short incline about 10m to the left of the popular route Tenish Tenish. The start is bouldery and cruxy, but the bolts are close here and intensive cleaning efforts have paid off with a great longish pitch with nice movement. After the 4th bolt, bigger juggier holds and better feet will yield easier and fun climbing up the steep wall to the two-bolt belay. 5.10, 25m.

Location

Almaz is 10m up and left of Tenish Tenish on far left of the cliff.
Good landing and well protected.

Protection

13QDs

Protection

13 QDs to a two bolt belay.
Belay bolt added to base and landing devegetated December 2016

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Much more cleaning done on the route...hardish tricky 5.10+ well protected moves down low but then jug city for more than 2/3 of the upper route. If in addis, take a trip to Amora Gedelle and get after it!!! Only QDs needed! Dec 13, 2015
nicojah Parco
Bogotá Colombia
 
nicojah Parco   Bogotá Colombia
 
I really enjoyed this route! lots of hidden holds, and harder than it looks. Dec 13, 2015