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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: 190 total · 14/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

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

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

Protection

Double rack
Bolted anchor

Photos

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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