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Age of Darkness 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Dave Yerian and Merry McGrath, July 1985
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Submitted By: Karl K on Aug 14, 2014

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Leading "Age of Darkness" (5.11a hands) ...

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Description 

Obvious flared hands above a small roof.
Start down and right in small dihedral & climb through small roof to the left (5.8-9 ish) and the move left to under final roof.
Flared, bottoming crack through roof (crux) to ledge.

Location 

Middle arrow on beta photo (see Grease Monkey).
Walk climber's left to tree & walk off left.

Protection 

Standard rack.
At one foot wide ledge at top, look for 3/4 -1" gear at back (may need to move slightly to climber's left)


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By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Jan 1, 2016

Dave Yerian and Merry McGrath did the FA of "Age of Darkness" in July, 1985.

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