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1-bolt Arete 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Jeff Beckstrand on Jul 1, 2008

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Climb the less vertical Southeast corner of the Shark's tooth. Easy climbing takes you to a high first bolt. From there keep using the arete and face holds over to the anchor on the West face (3-bolt anchor).


Couple of quickdraws.

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By another Chad
Oct 9, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

Old school climb, one 1/4" button-head with a spinner and nothing else for protection (yeah, you'd be lucky if your sling stayed on those knobs).

By Rob Davies UK
From: Cheshire, UK
Oct 3, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Guidebook had total length as 25' with the bolt at 15' but I'd estimate 35-40' length with bolt at 20-25'. There's an uninspiring sling over a knob before the bolt is clipped. The move off the ground is 5a/b in terms of UK technical grades (and the move above the bolt isn't much easier) so the given grade of 5.8 seems ungenerous.
By Josh Cameron
From: California in my Mind
Jan 29, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

There is no reason to climb this when you have the 3-bolt arête 20 feet away.
By Amanda Luu
From: Danville
Jul 10, 2017

I wouldn't recommend this route. The start is a bit tough for someone shorter and the first bolt is pretty high. I feel like you would still deck even after the bolt.

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