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Anubis Tower 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b C2

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 200', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b C2 [details]
FA: Paul Ross. Jim Howe .Layne Potter. (Var Leads) 8th March 2007.with assistance on first attempt Matt Jennings.
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on Mar 20, 2007

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First Pitch

Description 

When the top of the ridge is reached traverse left below tower and approach from the west into the gap between the tower and upper mesa.The rock improves as one gains height.

P1) An aid move to start then 5.7 for 20'to the gap. (Here one can belay on a bolt) Aid with cams and bolts up and around to the east face, continue up to a roof then left to double anchors below large crack system. 90'5.8 C2.

P2) Follow the cracks and exit left to good ledge on top of the Anubis head 60' 5.7.

P3) Move left along the ledge and difficult climbing up cracks and groove to summit. (some of this could be aided) 50' 5.10+

Descent ... Rap from double anchors.

Location 

See description to tower on area location.

Protection 

One #6 friends 2 #5 ,2 #4 2#3.5, 3 #3 3 #2 2#2.5 2#1, 2#1.5 and selection of smaller cams.Two 200' ropes.


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Rock Climbing Photo: first pitch
first pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul and Jim on the summit of Anubis Tower .. The ...
Paul and Jim on the summit of Anubis Tower .. The ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Howe leading the 5.10+ pitch 3 Anubis Tower
Jim Howe leading the 5.10+ pitch 3 Anubis Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Layne on Pitch 3 Anubis tower.
Layne on Pitch 3 Anubis tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: Layne following First Pitch Anubis Tower
Layne following First Pitch Anubis Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Ross On First Pitch Anubis Tower
Paul Ross On First Pitch Anubis Tower

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By John J. Glime
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 20, 2007

Beauty! Nice work guys.

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