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Aerial Book 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Matt Wenger on May 11, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Aerial Book.

Description 

P1: Move up and right past an undercling roof to a long flake crack, past a small tree. Head left up a ramp/ledges to the large ledge below the prominent p2 crack. Build an anchor. (5.8)

P2: Climb the phenomenal hand/fist crack, using face features as you go. Once above the crack, face climb past the hollow sounding flakes to the top (most placements are suspect in this section, climbing is about 5.6 though). Build an anchor or sling a large bush/tree. (5.9)

Location 

Start to the right of a large triangular block leaning against the wall.

Protection 

Gear to 3". Small nuts and/or a 0.75 cam for above the crack on P2.

Descent: Two rappels. Midway chains are to rappellers right.

  • Note: There are two sets of midway rappel anchors. Use the ones lower and to climbers right.


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