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Elephant Ear 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Chad Watkins (2002)
Season: Afternoon Shade
Page Views: 120
Submitted By: Hendrixson on Jun 2, 2015

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Description 

Climb a blank less than vertical arete, clipping the first bolt. Transition right and rest at a small ledge, clipping the second and third bolts. Use a series of micro features to overcome the crux and clip the forth bolt. Ascend easier, moss covered terrain to the anchor.

As someone who enjoys delicate near-vertical climbing I found this route enjoyable. The first half features challenging climbing divided by a full recovery rest. The last half of the route is forgettable.

Location 

This route is located between 420 and Captain Disco.

Protection 

Approximately 7 bolts, the 4th of which is fixed, and an anchor.


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