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Living Hell T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Richart-Spaulding Route T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 160 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Steve Broadhead & T. Govi (1988)
Page Views: 128 total · 6/month
Shared By: Sarah Meiser on Jun 12, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

The first pitch climbs the obvious wide crack system on the left side of the south face at 5.10d. Please add info if you have climbed this; I have not.

The second pitch is rated 5.9+ and follows the ever-widening crack that splits the Knight's upper south face. Climb the quality crack in the left-facing dihedral as it grows from fingers to hands to #6. The crux, at least for me, is a steep stretch of #4.

Location

This route starts up the wide crack on the left side of the south face. To descend, rappel north from the summit anchor. The rap is 130 feet; a 70m rope works well, but a 60m will not reach.

Protection

Bring lots of big gear for the first pitch. You need a standard rack to #5 or #6 for the second pitch.

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