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Arctic Arete T 
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Drunks in Tow 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Kenn Kenaga & Eric Tipton, July 2000
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Aug 2, 2010

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Alternate ending to Hoodoo Temple. Interesting climbing.


From the ledge about halfway up Hoodoo Temple, cut left and take the alternate flaring crack to the top.


Gear to 3".

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By Simon Hatfield
From: Oakland, CA
Jun 3, 2012

Crux moves are the very end, with a dangerous fall onto a ledge, with the only opportunity for protection an ~8mm splitter crack. My smallest cam (a purple 00 C3) was too large, and the crack is too uniform to take a stopper well. Probably best to avoid leading this variation unless you're solid on 5.10, or have very tiny active gear (Ball Nuts?).

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