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Caress The Cobble 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tim Roberts
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Submitted By: Jason Stevens on May 9, 2010

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looking up at the upper half of the route


Sweet route. Not really a cruxy section, just sustained.


From the platform move theft of the arete and into the back of the couloir. This is actually a little "airy" as the couloir drops out from under you and the start is already 30' off the ground. The first bolt is visible directly in front of you. This route follows the left edge of the couloir but as the couloir moves up and right the route pretty much ascends straight up the wall.



Photos of Caress The Cobble Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Awesome warm up!
Awesome warm up!
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up Caress the  Cobble
Starting up Caress the Cobble
Rock Climbing Photo: Higher up  on Caress Cobble
Higher up on Caress Cobble
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up Caress The Cobble after the traverse.
Starting up Caress The Cobble after the traverse.

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By Kenny Clark
From: State College, PA
Jul 2, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I think we counted 9 or 10 bolts on this route. This is a great easy route. Do you want some exposure in Maple? Do this and you won't be disappointed. My wife and I felt like it was about a 5.7, but it was really fun, and sustained for a 5.7.

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