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Flake of Fire 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Floyd Hayes on Sep 28, 2010

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Description 

Climb up a short, somewhat loose face, lieback left underneath and then up the left edge of a large flake, and finish on an offwidth crack. The climbing is good but none of the anchor options are appealing.

Location 

On the right side of the main face of the crag, just left of where the rock becomes broken up.

Protection 

Three bolts plus a large cam (2-3") for the offwidth crack. There is a double-bolt anchor with chains on the outer edge of the block, but it looks like weighting it could pull off the block, which would probably be fatal. Instead continue upward and belay off one of several small trees at the top of the crag. It's best to belay your partner up and then rappel down off of a tree.


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