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Routes in Ark Mountain: Face

King, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Kusawa Stairs T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Mossy Pads T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 420 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Johanna Langer, Tillmann Mueller, Martin Kensy (Aug 2008)
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Shared By: Alex Weber on Jul 8, 2016
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Description

3 pitches with anchors equipped with one bolt.
Pitch 1: 5.9, 60m: slab climbing leads to a chimney. Some easy grassy stuff leads to another chimney finish.
Pitch 2: 5.11c, 45m: overhanging corner is the crux here, with a fist crack at its center. A corner crack leads to a second layback step. Another crack-corner and you're done.
Pitch 3: 5.10c, 40m: Climb right through a stack of granite "bread slices", following the best crack, which leads to a grassy dihedral.
Another 20m to the summit.

Location

walk up the little creek, aiming at the highest tower. First and lowest peak to the right hosts Kusawa Stairs in its center

Protection

70m rope would be good, though nothing is longer than 60m.
Nuts, Cams from 0.3" to 4", doubles if you can.
Slings.

Photos

I think the grades given here are off? Dont match a topo I have. Jul 17, 2016
Alex Weber
5.11c
Alex Weber  
5.11c
The topo that was provided to me, I was told, has grades in the Scandinavian format... Jul 18, 2016

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