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East Face/Overture 

YDS: 5.0 French: 2- Ewbanks: 4 UIAA: I ZA: 6 British: MM 1c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.0 French: 2- Ewbanks: 4 UIAA: I ZA: 6 British: MM 1c [details]
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Dec 26, 2001

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  • Description 

    This "F3" east face climb is the recommended start for any of the east face routes on Der Freischutz. It is about 200 feet long and provides for a summy climb on a winter afternoon. The easiest route up this solid face is on the northside.

    Descent: Downclimb about 25 feet from the summit along the north ridge. Chimmey down the west side using a large boulder near the base of Der Freischutz.

    Protection 

    Light SR.


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    By Rob Nevitt
    From: Louisville, CO
    Oct 31, 2011

    My partner and I had some extra time after Der Freishutz, so we decided to climb Overture. It was a nice surprise.

    The East Face is a fun, easy, and well protected climb. The pockets feel like steps up much of the face.

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