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A Hint of Ollorosso 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Kevin Wilkinson, Mike Snyder
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Submitted By: Mike Snyder on May 17, 2015

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Description 

climb up a slanting dihedral and surmount a bell shaped lip. See any holds? I didn't either for a long time. I enlisted the help of a friend and we found a solution. Get to the the protruding slopey horn and follow the arcing seam up and right. (Cruxy!) Work a slopey fold back to the left and top out, twice to reach the chains. A short and stout route, as with most of the harder lines, this one is a bit of a puzzler.

Location 

To the left of Auchentoshen. Scramble up the hillside 25 feet or so to find a slanted edge that makes a nice shelf to tie in and change your shoes. For now, the belay stance is loose and rocky/dirt.

Protection 

8 clips and chains


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