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Ambrosia 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 5 pitches, 525'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: P&D Corbett, J. Addison, J. Stamp, T. Ehlers
Season: Summer
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Submitted By: Kevin Mcbride on Mar 29, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Looking at the route from the approach trail

Description 

Pitch 1: zig zag up the bolt protected slab, belay at bolted anchor. 30m, 5.8.

Pitch 2: continue up a bolt protected large, shallow dish feature, aim for the bolted anchor on the steep wall above. Belay at bolted anchor. 20m, 5.6.

Pitch 3: traverse left gaining a short crack, head up the crack and continue up the slab to the bolted anchor. 25m, 5.7.

Pitch 4: climb the long, thin, flake until you reach a bolted anchor. 30m, 5.4.

Pitch 5: climb up a bolt protected shallow groove to a bolted anchor. 15m, 5.5

Rappel to descend.

Gear 

Gear to 1", doubles of finger size can be useful. 1x 60m rope


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By Cqh
Jun 4, 2017
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

This route is classic easy slab climbing. The bolts and gear placement is there when you need it but there are long stretches of unprotected easy terrain between bolts. Don't let that scare you though. This route is fun!

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