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From Russia With Love -(Central Slab) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: GMBurns on Sep 21, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Jeremiah prepares to head up From Russia With Love

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Description 

Climb the crack in the corner. Exit left and climb the crack up left.

Location 

This climb is on the Central Slabs; after passing the end of the Lower Wall, go up the talus and Staircase and continue right.

Up to the left of Recollections of Pacifica, around the arete and on a small ledge below a crack in the corner.

Walk right on the ledge to bolts to rap off.

Protection 

Regular rack. Gear anchor.


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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Oct 7, 2011

The guidebook calls this route a little contrived, and it is. The lower corner is probably the crux, although the upper corner has a thin move right at the top (SO much easier if you just reach out to the jugs on the left). Instead of building a gear anchor, just put in a directional at the top of the route and then walk 20 feet right and belay off the Recollections of Pacifica/Wafer Step bolts--you'll have to rap from them anyway.
By Ramona Filipi
From: Medford, mA
4 days ago

It seems really hard to top out just using the crack - is this even possible? I used thin edges to the left once the crack became unusable 10" above the piton.

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