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Cygnus X-1 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: FA: (1984)
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Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Dec 6, 2011

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Start 7 ft. right of Carry's Corner climbing up the thin face to the roof. Step out and right around the dihedral then climb up and left above the roof to an stance on the arete. Climb the rest of the Ragged Edge Arete, moving to the right face to topout.


To the right of Carry's Corner and left of the Ragged Edge.


Top rope with some long anchor runners.

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By T Roper
May 30, 2012

this route would be a super classic lead if it was bolted, as it is now its just an OK top rope.
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Jun 5, 2012

This line sucks, I don't know what you're talking about Mobes... Ken couldn't climb the real line so instead he made up this bullshit variation.
By T Roper
Jun 7, 2012

ha, I dont know and cant keep track of all of these pseudo TR lines Ken made up to pad his book out. I'm talking about the obvious arete to the right of carey corner whatever the fuck its called. It would be a bolted classic in any other state.
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Aug 30, 2012 must mean the new Golden Age variation? ;-)
By Topo Gigio
Oct 13, 2016

Got the gear and the moves dialed. Just need the testicles to lead it
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Oct 13, 2016

By Topo Gigio
Oct 13, 2016

@Morgan. Found a whopping 4 pieces. two of which are small and brass. VERY large and dangerous runout, as im sure you could imagine.
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Oct 13, 2016

Ballsy! I'd would think Swan Song would be a better route to try to a gear ascent... least you could try to plug some gear into the Cary's Corner crack. Either way will be a very very committing and significant lead.

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