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High Tops (Cheops) 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R [details]
FA: McClenahan, Sewell
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Submitted By: David Evans on Jan 1, 2005

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Looking down from the hanging belay and rappel sta...


High Tops ascends the clean dihedral to the crux undercling on the main face of the Pyramid. Undercling left to where you can cross the roof (balancy) to slightly incipient cracks on the face above. Make easier moves up and right to a good crack. A ways up the good crack face holds lead out left (unprotected) to a hanging belay (Todd Swain 5.11 face route) and rappel station. The FA apparently continued up the crack to the top.


Standard rack to 3".

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Rock Climbing Photo: AJ on the crux undercling.
AJ on the crux undercling.

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By Jeff Sewell
Jan 8, 2004
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

AJ's correct. I recall tiptoeing along and atop a death flake 2nd pitch mid-way up. Bet it's still there. Rap after 1st pitch far better idea.... .

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