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Flight School 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 700', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R [details]
FA: Topher Donahue, Rich Farnham
New Route: Yes
Season: summer
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Submitted By: topher donahue on Mar 2, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Flight Wall from the base.

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Description 

Start to the right of the obvious line, and climb 30 feet of Flight Attendant before traversing back left to the plumb line. Avoid chossy sections by climbing cracks on the right, but expect runout 5.10- terrain in places.

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Location 

This is the obvious center line on the Flight Wall - the clean, east-facing swath of granite on the southern shoulder of Pilot Mountain. Approach as for Boulder Grand Pass - just below Lake of Many Winds, hike north a short distance to the base of the wall.

Protection 

The newest RMNP guide suggests taking a #5 Camalot. This is not needed and would not fit - a #1 Big bro works perfectly in the one spot a wide piece is needed and is much lighter for the long approach. A #4.5 Camalot might work. For the lightest rack, a standard RMNP alpine rack to 3" plus the #1 Big bro is adequate.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Rich Farnham on the first pitch.
Rich Farnham on the first pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: Flight Wall.
BETA PHOTO: Flight Wall.

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