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Black and Tan 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Rich Pleiss, Ron Augustino, 1985
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Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Jun 14, 2007

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Entering the roof traverse. Melissa Haltuch, 2000.

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Description 

Great and sustained climbing in the hand/finger crack inside an orange right-facing corner. Laybacks, some stemming, and traverse through the roof in the end. Crack accepts solid pro. Beautiful looking route.

Location 

From Honeymooner's Ladders take a bit of an upstream hike well past the wall with Legacy. Follow the wall until you get to a big roof. The route is located inside an orange corner around the buttress just past the roof.

Protection 

Medium nuts and TCU's, cams up to #2. Bolted anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Having fun on Black and Tan
Having fun on Black and Tan
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt climbing through the fun layback finish.
Matt climbing through the fun layback finish.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fixed #2 Camalot can be seen just above. It is in ...
Fixed #2 Camalot can be seen just above. It is in ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Johanna on Black and Tan, NRG.
Johanna on Black and Tan, NRG.
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris approaches the crux. Black and Tan, Endless ...
Chris approaches the crux. Black and Tan, Endless ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Melissa Haltuch on Black and Tan. Summer 2000.
Melissa Haltuch on Black and Tan. Summer 2000.

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By Henry AB
Jun 8, 2015

Fun! Mostly laybacking and stemming. Really no jamming at all.

Bring a #1 and #2 and lots of small gear. If leading this again, I would actually bring my microstoppers and ball nuts.