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Gargantua the Brood Mother Spider 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: mickteroo Otero on Jul 13, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Mick on the upper portion

Description 

The overhanging part can be a bit strong but the rest of the climb is a relatively easy crack climb.
Hand and knuckle jam straight up!


Location 

Smack in the middle.

Protection 

trad rack or TR Anchor


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Rock Climbing Photo: Middle crack
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Following w/ a heal hook after pulling from undern...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bane leading
Bane leading

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By Jpietr03
From: Milford, CT
Nov 22, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Probably the prettiest looking line on the crag. Fun and worth doing.

There are definitely jugs, but it takes a bit of beta and some strength or just a lot of strength to pull through. The rest of the climb is a pleasant walk in the park.

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