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Ahab 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Harrison & Kath, 1981
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Submitted By: JFM on Nov 1, 2015

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  • Description 

    Climb up on decent jugs and traverse left under the roof with minimally appropriate gear and balancy feet. Turn the roof (crux), and ascend easier ledges to the left-leaning hand crack (or the harder seam just to the right), ending up-slope from the small pine.

    Location 

    This is located on the north face of Whale's Tail just above the large chockstone, about halfway up the gully between Whale's Tail and the south buttress of Redgarden.

    Protection 

    Gear to 3" with a few smaller pieces for the bottom section.


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