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Gale Force 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: DBr, JST
Season: All year
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Submitted By: Jimbo on Mar 3, 2009

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Eric Rhicard fixing to pull the crux.

Description 

Climb past 4 bolts then follow gear and weakness up leftward to large ledge. Hard thin face climbing past 3 bolts up headwall with ankle busting possibility lead to the anchors. If you really want to do these moves, bring your belayer up to ledge so he/she can belay you without 100 feet of rope stretch.
One can also follow a 5.9 crack off the left edge of the ledge. This is the top of Gnice Storm.

Location 

7 routes from the left. Just past obvious broken dihedral. Starts off the right edge of a big flat ledge.

Protection 

4 bolts, gear.


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By 1Eric Rhicard
Mar 4, 2009

I did this to the ledge then backed off the upper face as it was thin and harder than 11- (might be a reach issue) and finishing to the left was fun. Will try it again some time as I liked the bottom half.

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