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Faith Hope and Clarity 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R

   
Type:  Trad, 5 pitches, 1400', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R [details]
FA: Paul Ross, Marea Ross, May 30, 2006
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jun 1, 2006

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Jeff Achey on third ascent. First pitch

Description 

Takes a line between Return of the Crocks and Sinister Slab. A classic slab route... good rock .Start at the lowest point of the slab between the two waves .Small cairn.
P1)Easy climbing to a bolt at 40',then straight up passing two more bolts to double anchors.170'5.8R
P2)Scramble easy slab passed small bushes to stance behind large flake on the right 140'
P3)Climb into the obvious shallow groove passed a bolt at about 110' then hand traverse left into another open groove. Pass another bolt then continue up groove to hanging belay.200'5.8R
P4)Move up right to a bolt near a pot hole then traverse right into and enter another groove .Up this to a rounded ledge, then right again to yet another groove follow this to double anchors.200' 5.7R.
From here one can 4th class about 700' to a fine summit.

Descent .One can rap the route or straight across south about 80' is the set up rap anchors of Return of the Crocks. To reach these climb an easy slab up to the left then easy down climb to anchors.Two raps to the foot of the prominent groove ,then rap to the top of pitch one of Faith Hope and Clarity. Rap to the ground..

Location 

Approach from the Three Finger Canyon road . Park about quarter mile before the entrance and easy walk right (north) for about 20 mins . See photo of crag.

Protection 

Cams one each from Alien to 3/4". 5mm cord slings useful for small rock spikes. Two 60 meter ropes


Photos of Faith Hope and Clarity Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy and Scot starting Pitch 4
Andy and Scot starting Pitch 4
Rock Climbing Photo: Scot on P1
Scot on P1
Rock Climbing Photo: Scot on pitch 3
Scot on pitch 3
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Ross on first pitch ..second ascent
Andy Ross on first pitch ..second ascent
Rock Climbing Photo: Scott Carson starting P1 second ascent
Scott Carson starting P1 second ascent
Rock Climbing Photo: The Sinister Slab Area.  A)The Return of The Crock...
BETA PHOTO: The Sinister Slab Area. A)The Return of The Crock...
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of pitch 4
Top of pitch 4
Rock Climbing Photo: Marea pitch 3
Marea pitch 3
Rock Climbing Photo: Marea topping out pitch one
Marea topping out pitch one
Rock Climbing Photo: P.Ross on First pitch
P.Ross on First pitch

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