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Kamikaze Corner 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b R

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b R [details]
FA: T. Coats, P. Davidson, D. Dawson
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Submitted By: manuel rangel on Jan 23, 2007

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Dean belays as Mariah watches and Mike leads.


Wide fingers to small roof in dihedral p1; wandering face on slab (no real pro) to chimney.


NE corner of Japhead, wander up from east side to base of route in notch.


Fingers to #4 camalot or big bro for exit chimney. Slung huge loose block for anchor on p1, not much pro on p2 for a spicy runout lead that I thought I wouldn't be able to back off once committed. Wander to top and walk SE to anchors on Crimson Crescent, rap double ropes.

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By markguycan
From: flagstaff, AZ
Jan 28, 2007

1st pitch is a quality one, it really would be worthy of a rap anchor so you didn't have to do the sketchy second pitch.
By markguycan
From: flagstaff, AZ
Nov 18, 2009

location should read NE corner!
There is now a 2 bolt anchor atop the first pitch, awesome pitch worth coming back to, if not for the summit.
By Ryan Z
Feb 17, 2014

What is the difficulty of P2 slab?
By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
Feb 20, 2014

The slab wasn't difficult, maybe 5.7 or 5.8 occasionally with no pro and a big fall.
By Ryan Z
Apr 7, 2014

thanks, I will have to get on this thing.
By Mike
From: Phoenix
Nov 16, 2016

Pitch one is great, 3 stars at least. Pitch 2 is not great, 1 star at most. I give it 2 stars overall.