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Gawking Peepers 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Ed Pinskey
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: ed pinskey on Oct 10, 2014

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Mat pulling under the roof

Description 

This climb is not located on the main artist bluff cliff. It is on a huge boulder on the bald knob ridge trail. Start under the roofs right side, with a high foot and a hand on the slab.Pull onto the slab to the crack . Clip the bolts and pull over the roof (crux) to the top placing gear if desired.

Location 

To locate this climb hike past the artist bluff climbers trail, and once the trail splits go to the left in the direction of bald knob. You will see a very large boulder on your left. This climb starts under the right hand side of the roof.

Protection 

Three bolts... optional BD.5 for the run out up top.


Photos of Gawking Peepers Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Stuffed under the roof
Stuffed under the roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve doing the tricky start
Steve doing the tricky start
Rock Climbing Photo: Drilling the first bolt
Drilling the first bolt

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By ed pinskey
From: bethlehem nh
Oct 12, 2014

The crux might feel easier for taller climbers, while being stuffed under the roof is easier for shorter ones. A consensus on the grade would be grate.

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