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Knife Blade Arete 

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

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 500'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: C. Scales
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Submitted By: Grimpeur on May 12, 2016

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Follow the prominent, sharp arete on the far climber's left of the main wall seen from the parking pullout.


Scramble up the talus to the left end of the main wall. Gain the defined arete that splits the two main faces of the buttress. Hike down and around into the boulderfield that comes out below the buttress and between it and the creek by the bridge.


A standard rack. There are no fixed anchors.

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