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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: James Garrett and Nico Jah
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: nicojah Parco on Sep 7, 2015

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Climber reaches the top of Habesha (right) while a...


This is probably the easiest route on the main wall at Amora Gedel, and very well protected for beginner leaders. The holds are large, numerous and deep and there's always a place to walk your feet, out and up. Use the right facing crack system and flakes on the right as well as deep pocketed basalt on your left. There are several ways to do every move.

The crux is in the middle.

"Habesha" is amharic for 'Ethiopian' and this is definitely one for the habeshas out there in habeshaland!


Habesha climbs the right facing crack system between Oysters Nuts and Cracked Wheat.


8 bolts and a 3 bolt anchor.

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By James Garrett
Sep 7, 2015

Nice rock, nice features, and like the Habesha, nice laid back and casual friendly atmosphere:):) btw, it is probably 20 feet getting to the second bolt so the route length needs correction on the description. Getting alot of traffic.....
By James Garrett
Nov 19, 2015

Chain added to the anchors and this is probably the most climbed route on the crag.

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