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Azal Tinto 

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

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Andy Ross & Gene Vallee
New Route: Yes
Season: summer
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Submitted By: apross on Jul 26, 2011

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Nice climbing, perfect rock.

Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed MORE INFO >>>


Follow the crack for 40ft then step left on to the face just below some plant vines. Finish up easy arete to slinged horn.


The obvious right leaning crack 50ft down and left of the main buttress


small/mid size cams, wires.

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Rock Climbing Photo: great climb!
great climb!
Rock Climbing Photo: Near the top.
Near the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: Azal Tinto 5.8+
BETA PHOTO: Azal Tinto 5.8+
Rock Climbing Photo: Hard to beat the scenery- Jackie Waring leads Azal...
Hard to beat the scenery- Jackie Waring leads Azal...

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By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
Aug 26, 2013

The obvious horn did not seem very solid to me. We set up a gear anchor and cleaned from Vina Adranza. Most of this climb is great quality rock - too bad it doesn't continue to bolted anchor.
By Sam Cannon
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 25, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

There is currently webbing/nuts comprising an anchor at the end of the crack on the horn. Seemed solid to me. Really fun climbing that kicks back in such a way to make is almost feel overhanging. Super fun.
By MarkJ
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 4, 2014

Nice climb and surprisingly steep. Gear and Sling anchor still looking good, but I would recommend bringing extra webbing for backing it up. Also it might be possible to keep moving up the arete to get to the bolted anchors at the top of Vina Ardanza.

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