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Cabeza de Chivo 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Paco Medina
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Submitted By: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra on Jan 8, 2015

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Description 

A beautiful slab that gets harder the higher you go. Crux comes in the last 30 feet with an interesting sequence. Magic Ed's guidebook has this listed as 5.12a but we felt it to be a little harder.

Location 

This is just left of Selam.

Protection 

Quickdraws.


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By John Hovell
From: San Francisco, California
Jan 6, 2017

Fun bouldery/sequency crux. Not sure why it is listed as 140 feet, a 70 gets you down with plenty to spare, a 60 probably works too (tie knots) especially if your belayer can climb up on the first ledge or two.
By Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
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From: Mendoza, Argentina
Jan 6, 2017

I think I got the length from Magic Ed's guidebook. I just remember doing it with a 70m and being able to get to the ground with a some feet to spare. I'll readjust it to 110' to be more accurate.

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