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Aerial Combat S 
August Traverse T 
Beehive T 
Chimera S 
Cholla Traverse T 
Dr. Demento S 
Fresh Air Traverse T 
Hard Times S 
Hart Route S 
Misgivings T 
North Central Variation to the Hart Route T 
Pedrick's Chimney S 
Pockets S 
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Fresh Air Traverse 

YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c PG13 [details]
FA: 1965 Key Punches, Art Murphy
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Submitted By: stonemn41 on Dec 11, 2011

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Description 

P1- Climb the North Central Variation of the Hart Route for approximately 100 ft. until a ledge system on the right leads to a 2 bolt belay, or climb the first pitch of Chimera. P2- Traverse right and up past 5 bolts for about 100 ft. to a 2 bolt belay (top of Aerial Combat). P3- Traverse right and down about 20 ft. and clip a bolt before ascending a black water streak to class 2 terrain. Walk south until it's possible to clip another bolt (for a directional) and then down climb right into the head of the Beehive gully and belay from a Palo Verde tree. Descend by following a climber's trail with cairns to Pedrick's Chimney for a single 100 ft. rappel.

Location 

This route is located on the Gargoyle Wall, south of the Praying Monk.

Protection 

medium to large cams for N. Central Variation start and bolts.


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