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Astronomers 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Matt Murphy + Jon Crefeld
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Submitted By: kenr on Feb 10, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Proving Grounds roof (seen from SE), in sector Car...

Description 

Fun roof sequence. If only this were longer.

Find the easiest way up through the low roof, and up a little to a slanted rest just below a small overhanging prong by the left end of the big obvious roof. Next up the left side of the prong.
. Variation: Up the right side of the prong (harder and less fun).
. Variation: Diagonal out left from the prong (easier and still fun).
Finish up easier slab.

warning: The rock on and around this route has not been climbed much yet, and much of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber.

Location 

Low roof below left end of the obvious bigger "Proving Grounds" roof.

- - > See on this Photo

Protection 

Standard rack for Trad leading.
Above the roof is run-out unprotectable but much easier than the lower part.

Top-Rope is straightforward to set up.
- - > See Career Guides area page for ideas how to reach top of cliff.


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