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Cleopatra T,S 
Cubasco T 
Elden Slab Route T 
Gideon T 
Remudadero T 
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Wide Eyed T,S 

Gideon 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: J.Snyder
New Route: Yes
Season: Sun-Morning, Shade-Afternoon
Page Views: 67
Submitted By: J. Snyder on May 29, 2013

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Description 

A unique and memorable addition to the Lost Elden obscurities. Originally found and possibly top roped on by Flag Old School (E.M.?). Dubbed the "Mini-Grand Illusion" of Flagstaff.

Start below on a low angle slab. Climb up unprotected but easy terrain to the base of the looming dihedral. With contention, stem and push your way through the short but physical stem-flare and "mantle" looking directly down at your belayer.

A kindergarteners lesson from "Book of Hate"

Location 

Directly to the left of Wide Eyed. Look for the obvious steep flaring stem box.

Protection 

Gear used on red point:
.5 C4 24" runner
Red#1 C3 x2
Purple #00 C3
Grey #000 C3 x2
Grey #4 BD Nut
Bolted anchor added 2013




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