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YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13 [details]
FA: Lou Lutz and Bob Chambers (1957)
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Submitted By: Tim Schafstall on May 16, 2008

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Climb the short right-facing corner or the overhangs to the left to a large corner with a piton. Move up to the large overhang.

From here the original route had a 5.7 finish.

A freeze in winter 2005 removed a giant block from the Tango Roof, inadvertently upgrading Gorilla to a 5.11+ finish.


8 feet right of the large left-facing corner (Tango).


Standard rack. Note that shifting rock on the overhang poses potential danger for this route and may have altered the original grade (easier).

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By BrianRH
From: Jersey City, NJ
Nov 22, 2010

might be mistaken, but it looks like the block beneath the roof fell off recently...
If I am recalling this correctly, the route is gone.

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