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Raspberry Sting T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
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Type: Trad, 125 ft
FA: Chris Hirsch & Tony Schwartz, July '17 (ground-up) FFA-?
Page Views: 183 total · 18/month
Shared By: Chris Hirsch on Aug 18, 2017
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description [Suggest Change]

One of the few hard Needles lines that goes completely on gear, tucked far away from everything else. Could be a while before this sees a free ascent.

It's the left leaning, zig-zagging crack on this steep multicolored wall. Has a definitive crux about a third of the way up but remains pumpy to the end. The angling crack runs into a larger vertical crack and the bolted anchor is at the top of this.

Location [Suggest Change]

200 yards south of Koh-Ring on ENE facing wall at entrance of large corridor. Visible from Chessmen proper with binoculars.

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Double rack
Bolted anchor

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t.schwartz  
 
Incredible moves on impeccable rock, one the best gear pitches I've been on! A yellow ball nut is nice to have. Aug 23, 2017

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