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A Turtle to Far 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Thomas Ramier
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Thomas Ramier on Jul 5, 2016

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Description 

A strenuous and sequential boulder problem ends at a fixed point of aid(V7) and guards the start of this long multi-crux pitch. Don't rush!

Location 

Climb a short, dirty but unpleasant connector pitch that leaves from the top of the 1st pitch of The Black Sea. Climb up and left through a small over overlap to a large comfortable grassy ledge with a two bolt chain anchor. The route starts on the arete. There is a brass point of aid(the turtle) that marks the end of the bouldery start and the beginning of this long pitch.

Protection 

bolts. Many. 14-16 maybe...
Single 70' to get off.
Rap Black Sea or top out and walk to Madsen Ledge and climb Good Girls or Technicians for a 7 pitch stack up


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By braddean Lignoski
From: Seattle
Sep 1, 2017

Fantastic route.
Deserves more attention.

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