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Lower Great Face
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Anchor Baby T 
Beside The Seaside T 
Central Buttress/5.7 start T 
Closed Casket S 
DuMais Route T 
Green Wave, The T,S 
Hobbits Way T 
Left Center T 
Pyramid Scheme S 
Ramshorn T 
Tribal Regions T,S 
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Closed Casket 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: The Kimballs, 2000
Season: summer
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Submitted By: david goldstein on Aug 8, 2007

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Sustained, intricate slabbing on rock that is generally relatively clean and solid. Feels progressively more runout and the crux is in the upper half. From the last bolt, the last bolt and anchors of Pyramid Scheme are the only gear one sees; while it is possible to diagonal left to PS's anchors, CC continues straight up to hidden anchors, just above the left of PS's.

Since this unfrequented slab is subject to frequent afternoon cleansings, it will rarely have significant chalk on it, making it feel harder and more adventurous.


On "Pyramid Buttress", a 100' high compact shield or rock at the bottom right (south) side of Lower Great Face, there are at present three lines of bolts. The leftmost is Trance Dance (5.11), The middle Pyramid Scheme (5.10) and the rightmost Closed Casket (5.10).


7 bolts.

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By s.kimball
Nov 15, 2008

FA: The Kimballs 2000.
By Guy H.
From: Fort Collins CO
Aug 30, 2009
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This is a quality route with a nice runout feel to it. You will need to figure out a number of cryptic moves a ways from the last bolt.

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