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Death meets Death 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c X

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 400', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c X [details]
FA: Bradley White, 10. 31.1986
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: bradley white on Jul 19, 2009

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Halloween I set out to White's planning on easy climbing on the far left side but it was wet. Right of there are sandwiched long stacked rocks in a crack 15 ft above ground and these rocks block my view. I went to see up beyond the steep wall by secure hands and feet (5.8) up the stacked rocks. Going up and up reasonably committed on more chock stones and it became unlikely I could down climb it. Crack ended up with a step out to a rest limbs ledge. What a treat and for my next trick next 15 feet of friction death faced crux (5.8) face to a pine tree too big for my arms to get around I desperately got over that. After the tree scared the wits out of me for a while. Glad alive higher up got a body anchored in rested and recreated. Finished Endeavor's toe crack then summit. It turned out to be a great adventure. Climb's on safe rock but doesn't look like it. The friction face should be bolted.


Walk along base of cliff, the body length flake filled chimney is on the west side of the main face. You'd have too be blind to miss it looking up at the frightening flakes. Hike down Stanton Mt. trail east to the parking lot.


none, free solo

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By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Jul 20, 2009

Is this in the gulley to the left of the main cliff?
By bradley white
From: Bend
Feb 17, 2013

the gully is left to start. Vertical stacked rock is at end of the longest section of the cliff before the gully. To look up at them rocks to climb I crossed my fingers fist.

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