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YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 5 pitches, 500', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c PG13 [details]
FA: Errett Allen, Shipoopi
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Submitted By: RichLarge on Dec 30, 2006

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Description 

1. 5.10c Follow 3 bolts straight up, then diagonal right to more bolts which lead to a large ledge.
2. 5.10a Follow some thin parallel cracks to another large ledge.
3. 5.11b Face climb up right past a bolt, then follow ledges and short corners and cracks to a point where bolts traverse back left (crux) to a small stance.
4. Face climb past a bolt (5.10a) and follow easier climbing to a stance beneath a slot.
5. A short 5.4 pitch leads up the slot to the summit.

Location 

Hike to the toe of the SW buttress (the lowest point of the upper dome) and hike up and left about 200 feet to where a ledge leads back right. Find a line of bolts leading up off this ledge on perfect white and orange granite.
Hike east, then south to descend.

Protection 

Standard trad rack, thin to 3.5 inch.


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