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Gritstone (& 3 others)  

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: Ken Nichols, solo Mar 1994
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Submitted By: Robert Hall on Mar 23, 2017

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Description 

Right of Pathway is Slab Happy, 5.4 X, (Face), 1-star and right of it is Sloper, 5.3 (low angle crack left of arete) Both FA'd by Ken Mar 1994.

Gritstone starts a couple of feet right of the arete and is 5.7 without using the block. (My notes say:"using the block = 5.4")

The final climb on this slab in the Blue Book is Fragile Face 5.7+ R and starts 10 ft right of the arete and climbs the "flaky looking face".

Protection 

It's a Nichols "R", need we say more?


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