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Crouching Climber Ridden Dragon 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Elmo Mecsko
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Submitted By: Micah Klesick on Oct 20, 2014

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Description 

This 2 pitch route climbs the Dragon looking prow of rock, up the Dragon's belly to his breast, onto it's head, straight out it's snout & across his face.

Pitch 1 (project) 60'
Start with the first couple moves up Belly of the Beast's
crack, then move left and enter the crux. Hard dynamic
moves lead thru the steep overhang.
shared anchors.

Pitch 2 (5.11c) 60' bolts + 1 small cam.
Easy climbing leads up to the Dragons head where hard climbing surmounts the head, pulling over the snout and across the face.

Protection 

Bolts and 1 small cam for 2nd pitch. 2nd pitch can be access by two other trad routes, Belly of the Beast and Oroboros.


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By Reed Fee
From: White Salmon WA
Oct 22, 2014

The first pitch is incomplete. I TRed it years ago with Elmo. It's not 5.12 as described.
By David J. Thompson
From: Hood River
Oct 22, 2014

1st pitch direct start from below the 1st bolt looks legit. No sneaking in from Belly or Oroborus.
By elmo mecsko
From: Lyle, Washington
Oct 25, 2014

I promise I wil finish the first pitch next summer! The first pitch will start from directly under the roof & climb thru the roof to access the easier climbing above. I do think that it will be at least 5.12a.

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