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Grecian Formula 

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

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 230'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bob Archbold, Mike Neibuhr 1999 Ground Up
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Submitted By: Brent Barghahn on Dec 16, 2015

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Leading the flared handcrack near the top of pitch...

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Scramble up some schist and follow the wandery 1/4" bolts (extend to avoid rope drag) to the hand crack. Climb the crack to an anchor. Easy low angle climbing from the anchor get you to the top.


50ft Left of Rogaine, West face of old Baldy


Standard rack, 1/4" bolts with old hangers for the face moves

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By Brent Barghahn
From: SLC, UT
Dec 16, 2015

This route would be a worthy candidate for rebolting. A few questionable bolts on the initial pitch.

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