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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Cunning Linguist on Jul 9, 2007

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Description 

Left of the sport routes, a chimey/gully leads upward. Follow this up low fifth class moves, moving into fun, easy chimneying, eventually breaking slightly right onto the face to the best holds, moving straight up, or travesing right to join cold shuts on the leftmost sport route.

Location 

Far left of cliff, just past a bolted route.

Protection 

A couple of large cams were all I used. More gear could be found, but fans of constant pro will be dismayed by the face.


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By Christine Gal
From: henderson, nv
Jan 27, 2009

FYI -- Handren's guidebook lists this as Black Sheep 60' 5.9
Single rack to 5"

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