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Fern Man 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, TR
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Oct 6, 2008

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Matt fiddling in gear


Start up crack on left side of the wall, Nowhere Man. At the ledge, step right and use an unlikely-looking series of sidepulls and crimps to get to the top.

The hands end up being better than they look from below, but there isn't much for the feet most of the way.


On the left side of Hidden Buttress


small to medium

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By Tradiban
Jul 27, 2009

This route as described above starts on "Nowhere Man" (5.11c/d) but skips the 5.11 part and ends on "The Fern" (5.10b), according to the 3rd edition guidebook. Please correct me if wrong.
By Alex A
Apr 19, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

These is a Variation of Nowhere Man, FA, Swartling, Cleveland, and it dos finish on The Fern,

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