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Green Piece 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Gordon Briody
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Submitted By: CameraisHeavy on Apr 25, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: The Bottom of Green Piece 5.8

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Description 

Climb up the crack system to big tree and then traverse left clipping the only bolt to the layback crack that turns into an exciting chimney.

Location 

This route is uphill and climber right from Red Tide. Rappel from slings on good tree at the top of the chimney.

Protection 

Trad to 3"


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By JoanneF
Jun 12, 2017

I think it would be a good route if cleaned up. I had to do a lot gardening as I went up to clear out cracks and clear off ledges - should've taken up a trowel in place of the nut tool. Also disturbed a nest of ants and was bitten (stung?) the rest of the way up. I wound up bypassing the chimney by going straight up - not recommended but with ants running/biting all over me I was looking to just get up to the anchors as fast as possible. Did the chimney on TR - the mid section was a lot harder than the rest of the route. Seemed like it could take bigger gear than the 3" recommended.

If you think you'll climb it: seriously bring a trowel and maybe a stiff brush. If the ants haven't vacated, long sleeves and long pants or tights will help.

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