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Grand Finale 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b C2 R

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 400'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b C2 R [details]
FA: Paul Ross and Mike Hintz
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Submitted By: john strand on Jul 14, 2008

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Free climbing P2 10+ R 1983

Description 

A companion to the Mordor Wall.

Pitch 1: Bolts and hooks up to a thin crack. C2 (Has been attempted free. May be the cliff's first 5.14)

Pitch 2: WILD- move right along a thin seam(rp's)to some fixed stuff. Down climb to the lip and traverse right to the safety of a small ledge. 10+RR

Pitch 3: Two aid moves on dowels the start a sustained thin slab up to a small roof and Freak Out Ledge. 5.12c A0

Pitch 4: Aid up a crack or face climb out right to bolts and cool steep slab climbing to a ledge under Diagonal. 5.11+

Pitch 5: Up a bit the work left past fixed gear and the final runout slab to the top. 5.11

Location 

30' right of Standard and 30' left of Mordor

Protection 

A lot is fixed- bring wires and some cams


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Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Ross ,Mike Hienz on the First Ascent. Aug 197...
Paul Ross ,Mike Hienz on the First Ascent. Aug 197...

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By USBRIT
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jul 30, 2008

Correction first ascent was by Paul Ross and Mike Hintz... no Comeau in sight
By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 3, 2008

I guess I got confused by Alain's winter attempt.