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Cliff Hanger 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Alan Nelson
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Submitted By: Alan Nelson on Jan 27, 2001

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This is the leftmost bolted route on the MBA Buttress. Two bolts on a short slab lead to ledges at the base of an arete. The crux comes immediately off the ledge past a couple of overlaps. Cool moves finish on up the left side of the arete to the anchors.


Six bolts to a two bolt anchor with rings.

Photos of Cliff Hanger Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The route.  Glen C. getting into the business.
BETA PHOTO: The route. Glen C. getting into the business.
Rock Climbing Photo: The start. Glen Charnoski climbing.
The start. Glen Charnoski climbing.

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By Ralph Kolva
From: Evergreen, CO
Oct 15, 2007

Fun little route. If you're climbing the 'Spike' you should do this route as well. It's a bit more interesting if you stay on the arete although that might nudge the grade a little.

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