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First Light 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: applewood on Jan 18, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: First light topo -with descent anchors shown


First Light - 5.10a ** 95-170' F(10-16b)
Begin at the left side of the face (below the pine on top), and climb the vertical wall just left of the overhanging section at the bottom of the middle part of the face. A hard section leads to an easy middle part and a slightly more challenging top. Belay on the ledge on top by the large boulders (2 chain rap station). This is a fun and fairly sustained route on excellent rock.

A popular alternative is to do just the 3 star first half (traverse right after 10 bolts at the big ledge) and lower from the chains atop Metamorphosis.


Climbs the left side of the wall, 2nd route from the left beginning below the pine on top. Walk off to the north (gully), or a single rope rappel is possible from the chains at the top of Metamorphosis.


Fixed - 16 bolts. 2 chains and extra bolt at the top.

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