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YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on Jan 3, 2009

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Placing the first pro, half-way up the route.

Description 

Suspect rock quality, but overall low angle combine to make a reasonable lead. The crack provides just enough options for protection to provide comfort. The first 15 ft is very low angle.

Location 

Two crack-systems run together forming a giant "A". "A"-route climbs the left-hand crack. Both these cracks are found on the western end of the Shady Side.

Protection 

Small rack. Use small wires and cams to set an anchor. For the descent, a pair of 3/8" bolts can be found about 10 ft around the corner to the right from 10 ft below the top of the route.


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