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High Profile 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Joe Rousek and Alan Roberts (Oct, '88)
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Submitted By: Bryan G on May 8, 2011

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This is the right-facing flake/corner that arches into a roof, located at the right end of the cliff. Begin with a mantle to get into the corner. Climb the crack and various features past a couple tough sections. The flake becomes an under-cling near the end and you must make a difficult reach (11a) to a fingerlock and then pull into the thin crack above. The climbing eases to the anchors.

The rock quality is suspect in a couple areas, but you can mostly find solid pro. The lichen is pretty thick on this one too. The climb would improve with more traffic.


Pro to 4", 2 bolt anchor rap.

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By Bryan G
From: Yosemite
May 8, 2011

I added some fresh webbing to the bolted anchor in May 2011, but what it really needs is a couple quicklinks with rap rings.
By Tommy L-D
Apr 23, 2017

Anchor seems to have been upgraded, fun climb, deserves more traffic and stars!

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