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Elephant Leather 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Andrew Riley (Bolted by Andrew and Katie)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Andrew Riley on Jun 6, 2016

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Description 

A Classic: Spectacular, tall, and consistent. A difficult section right off of the ground and more consistent and moderate climbing leading through a roof to an easier slab and to the anchors. Make sure to look around at the view.

Location 

Fifth route from the left on Karaweik Wall. #5 on the Karaweik Wall Left topo photo. Start in the corner to the right of the slab on the orange rock leading upward.

Protection 

12 bolts and 2 ring anchors. Stainless Steel Wave glue-in bolts installed 05/19/2016.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Elephant Leather is #5 on the Karaweik Wall Left t...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Katie at the second bolt of Elephant Leather
Katie at the second bolt of Elephant Leather

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By Katie Riley
Jun 11, 2016
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Pumpy, bouldery start leads to a bit of fun face climbing, which leads to another bouldery-ish part, which leads to a jug-bashing finish! So glad we took this one all the way to the top of the wall. Enjoy!

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