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Currant Arête  

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

   
Type:  Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dave Clark-Barol
New Route: Yes
Season: June-October
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Submitted By: David Clark-Barol on Sep 26, 2014

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Chris Barlow just past the crux.

Description 

Currant Arete has fun climbing on great rock up the left arête of the aptly named Left Side Wall. The route is thin in a couple spots but is well-protected with 6 bolts. Stay on or just climber's right of the arête through a mix of face climbing and laybacking. The crux is at 40' up, pulling up to and through a small bulge.

Location 

This ascends the left arête on the Left Side Wall.

Protection 

6 quickdraws.


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By Alex Vidal
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 30, 2015
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great pitch, tainted only by the ease of climbing on to the left and right 5.9 routes.
By SammyJ
From: Colorado springs
Aug 7, 2017

Great sequences that made me think. Not to be missed.

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