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Feldspar Route 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 500'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Lynne Wolfe and Mike Woods 1989
Season: summer
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Submitted By: Elle Kramer on Oct 20, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Feldspar Route (left), Moonstone Dome

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Description 

This low angle route follows ~500 feet of flaring crack/seam. Climb until the end of your (60m) rope and a perfect anchor crack magically appears every time. Start pitch 3 by either stepping out onto easy slab or staying inside a more difficult, but more secure chimney.

Location 

This is the left of the two right-leaning cracks starting behind the old cabin. The decent goes down the mellow gully to climbers left.

Protection 

Run-out and weirdly-angled nutting. Smaller hand-sized cams for the anchors. All belays are bomber.


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Rock Climbing Photo: leading pitch 1 of this fantastic route
leading pitch 1 of this fantastic route
Rock Climbing Photo: top of pitch 2
top of pitch 2

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By Tom Powell
From: Rawlins, Wyoming
Jun 25, 2011
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This is a fun route, use the slab on the last pitch.