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Alexander the Grape 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Todd Swain (roped solo) 02-1988
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Gunkswest on Feb 24, 2013

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PLACING BOLTS IS ILLEGAL IN THE SUPERSTITION WILDERNESS! MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Start as for Kublai Khan below the right edge of a huge roof that is about 60 feet up.

P1: Climb the face just right of a wide crack to a ledge. Move left, then up to another ledge with a bolt (80 feet; 5.5).

P2: From the belay on Kublai Khan, climb up the smooth, pocketed face then up the left side of the face past three bolts(5.9).

Bolts placed on the lead from hooks.

Location 

This route climbs the center of the smooth, pocketed face to the right of the Kublai Khan roof crack.

Protection 

Three bolts and Tricams protect the route. Rappel from anchors.


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