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Basque Arete 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Alex Sellerholm, Laura Manzano, James Garrett 18 August 2016
New Route: Yes
Season: Anytime
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Submitted By: James Garrett on Nov 18, 2016

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Description 

This entertaining short addition has a puzzling pumpt one move crux preceded by and followed by fun and mild movement. Excellent Rock quality.

Pitch#1: Start at belay bolt located at the very base of the spur where the landing is quite uneven. Once on the rock, climb the blunt arete past 6 bolts to the two-bolt belay. 5.11, 16m.

Location 

Find the Basque Arete on the far left (west) of the wall. A very distinct and clean albeit brief spur of rock 15m to the left and below the start of Lucy and Almaz (Diamond).

Protection 

QDs for 6 Stainless Steel 10mm bolts. Generous Protection.


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By nicojah Parco
From: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Feb 27, 2017

You shoulda named this one: Arif Arete!

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