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Girlish Figure 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: Dave Alden, Scott Tingley, Tassia Chamberlin
Season: Summer
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Submitted By: Dave Alden on Mar 2, 2011

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Scott Tingley approaching the crux.

Climbing limited to areas below observation deck. MORE INFO >>>


Begin by climbing an offwidth crack to a sloping ledge. Either make a small traverse left and up over a small overhang to another sloping ledge (5.8), or as a variation follow the crack straight up and over the overhang to the ledge (5.10a). From here move onto the face and up to an overhanging block at the top.


Number 5 in order from the left(north) to right(south) end of the crag, as it appears facing the rock from the base.


Top rope or pro to 4 inch.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Scott Tingley attempting the 5.10a variation.
Scott Tingley attempting the 5.10a variation.
Rock Climbing Photo: The crack gets wide in areas.
The crack gets wide in areas.

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By Steven Robert Edwards
Aug 1, 2013

I wanted to do this climb, but couldn't find good anchor points to set a TR up from. It is just to the right of the observation deck while facing the rock.
By Dave Alden
From: San Diego, CA
Mar 4, 2014

Setting a TR anchor for this route can be tricky. As you well know, the tree line sets back quite a ways from the top of this route. In order to set an anchor here, you can either:

Use close to 60' of webbing to extend an anchor from the treeline above or

Use traditional protection to build an anchor closer to the edge.

The last time I climbed the route I used the first option. You may even be able to find a small boulder up top somewhere to sling for an anchor. It's a very fun route though and worth the effort or setting a TR anchor.
Good luck!

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