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Ape Shit 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Alex Lemieux, Kurt Howes
New Route: Yes
Season: May through October
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Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Sep 9, 2014

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Stay on the face!


This exciting Congo Corner edition is a stiff lead! Do not be sucked in unknowingly to its initial 9+ moves. Climb through those edgy face moves to the short crack. Jam up this to the second bolt. Delicately work through some small under clings and traverse left. Be rewarded by a "thank God hold to clip the next bolt. Move up and right to clip the fifth and take a big breath. The BIG crux move is followed by small edges on good face, thus avoiding the corner on the right. This is a VERY technical line throughout!


Just right of Oranguterror and shares the last three bolts and anchor.


Twelve QDs and runners for the two bolt anchor.

Photos of Ape Shit Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: All those itty-bitty edges!
All those itty-bitty edges!
Rock Climbing Photo: Heading into the micro-dihedral
Heading into the micro-dihedral
Rock Climbing Photo: Thank Ala for edges!
Thank Ala for edges!
Rock Climbing Photo: Kurt on the start
BETA PHOTO: Kurt on the start

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By karl kvashay
From: cedar city, utah
Aug 18, 2015

beautiful face climbing. It's too bad that corner is so close to the right but quality none the less. I'll be back for this one..

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