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Avenging Angel (of choss) 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 700', Grade IV
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: possibly D.Light and J.Ball 09/09/2012
New Route: Yes
Season: summer/fall
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Submitted By: dlight on Sep 10, 2012

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The Angel of Choss herself, Jenny Ball, high on pi...


This is a compelling and direct line up the east ridge of the Devil's Thumb. This climb has a fantastic position above a beautiful and pristine, alpine cirque. Unfortunately, the rock quality is poor and this may prevent it from becoming a classic.


Standard rack to 3".

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By dlight
Sep 10, 2012

It is hard to imagine that no wild and woolly mountaineer types have ever climbed up this route before us! Here it is in document for the reckless few seeking an adventure!

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