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Birds of Prey 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Paul Anikis, Mark Thesing - 1984
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Submitted By: Mark Thesing on May 14, 2014

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Description 

From the tree belay at the end of the second pitch of Skyline Traverse (inside the huge Skyline chimney) climb the west face of the La Bella Vista fin following a thin rounded flake. The route is to the right of Python.

Protection 

While difficult to place, the flake and crack accept passive pro very well up to crux. After pulling the crux it's a runout to the top on slightly easier ground.


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