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A Mid Western climb TR 
Aku Aku **route collapsed** T,TR 
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Aku Aku **route collapsed** 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Oct 22, 2007

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Eric on-sights Aku Aku for himself, not the lens.

Description 

A series of high steps and side pulls. On the upper part of the tower you have a choice of either using the left edge or the right edge (easier).

Location 

On the tower at the left-hand end of White Wall.

Protection 

Some gear in the horizontal seams.


Photos of Aku Aku **route collapsed** Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Missing Pillar
BETA PHOTO: Missing Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: Fallen Pillar
Fallen Pillar
Rock Climbing Photo: Burt gives it a go
Burt gives it a go
Rock Climbing Photo: Aku Aku.
BETA PHOTO: Aku Aku.
Rock Climbing Photo: Nate Philippi on "Aku Aku."  Getting you...
Nate Philippi on "Aku Aku." Getting you...
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve Gaffield on the left-hand version of  "...
Steve Gaffield on the left-hand version of "...

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By Doug Hemken
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Oct 29, 2007

Peter Arndt's nice photo from the main Devils Lake page:

Rock Climbing Photo: White Wall "Aku Aku" (5.7) Face Only! No...
White Wall
"Aku Aku" (5.7) Face Only! No corners, after all it is THE LAKE.
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
May 17, 2015

This route is now completely gone: the pillar apparently fell over during the winter of 2014-2015.
By James Schroeder
Administrator
From: Sauk County, WI
May 18, 2015

Yikes!

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