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Bagpiping in the Buff 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: MatthewB- Blecharz on Oct 21, 2013

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  • Description 

    4 Bolts, right of Lounger; horrible shale at the top which can be easily kicked off. Challenge is at the bottom, can be avoided by stick-clipping; If not, then it might actually be a 5.7

    New anchors, to make each route independant, have been set up as of 10/19/2013. This was being done after we came back from Adit Rock.

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    By Dan Mosher
    Oct 25, 2013

    I was under the assumption that the Monument area was closed because of the nesting eagles. I noticed this route was submitted Oct 21 2013, are there any changes in access that has been released? Thanks.
    By another Chad
    Oct 25, 2013

    Right above the description for this route is a link to the Monument area bird closure. The closure is seasonal (though the information above is from 2012).

    By Frank F
    From: Bend, OR
    Jan 17, 2014

    2014 update, mid-January.

    Eagles are back but have not picked their nesting site. Park rangers anticipate putting climbing closure in effect in mid-February.

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