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Easy Edge 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: Simon Thompson on Oct 11, 2011

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Route is on the right hand side in the crud filled...

Description 

Climb up blocky features to a vegetated crack. Climb the crack to the top.

Variation 1(5.6 PG): Climb the face to the left of the vegetated crack, moving through several discontinuous cracks to the top.

Location 

The route starts uphill(right) from the main cliff below a vegetated crack.

Protection 

Takes good gear. I made a gear anchor in some cracks set back from the cliff edge. A static rope could be useful. Trees can be used for a directional.


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By adkeditor Brown
From: Saranac Lake, NY
May 26, 2014

I have climbed the face numerous times on a solo top rope. If you go up the middle and avoid the right-side edge, not using it for footholds or handholds, the crux seems harder than 5.6.
By Ian Dibbs
Aug 15, 2017

Almost looks easy enough from the bottom to solo it, I recommend a rope.

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