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YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
Season: Spring-Fall
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Submitted By: Anonymous Coward on Jun 30, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Central Homestake Crag.


This is a great route to warm up on for this crag, and is also the longest. It follows bolts up the vertical face to a no hands rest. Continue up the dihedral/corner system for another 10 feet, and then bust out onto the arete for some nice air and a fun finish! (Or stay in the corner for an easier go.)

This route is just right of center. It's the fourth from the right, and easily identifiable as the only route that goes past the first ledge, all the way to the top of the cliff.


9 bolts, chain anchors.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Right side of Homestake Crag
BETA PHOTO: Right side of Homestake Crag

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By Jeff Welch
From: Denver, CO
Aug 1, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I rarely say this, but I think this route would have been better if it ended at the ledge. The climbing above is not nearly as good IMO, either in the corner or on the arete.

Excellent warmup, though!
By Joncharlesdavis
Sep 26, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Sweet route....

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