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5.7 Book 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Vogl/Griffin 1984
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Submitted By: Aerili on Aug 17, 2009

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Description 

An east-facing blocky dihedral starts right off the sloping platform and offers a variety of moves up to a spacious belay ledge atop the "book." The start is one of the more committing sections.

Location 

The middle "book" of the three.

Protection 

Small to 3". If you're new to the grade, you might want a #4, but it's not necessary. Up higher, a 5" crack runs opposite to the smaller crack(s) in the east-facing wall, but it is not required to bring/use pro here. Can build your own anchor at the top or use the rap anchors installed over Cat Scratch Fever.


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By grabski
From: N California
Oct 24, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Worth climbing, but not as good as its neighbors.

A #4 is nice if you build the anchor at the top of the book. Other than that smaller pieces, nuts, and a slung chockstone protect it fine.

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