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Owl's Perch Area
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Knight Moves 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: John Knight & Ken Klis, 2008
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Submitted By: Ryan Nevius on Jun 16, 2011

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A lot of loose rock exists on this climb. Follow the arête on the right after clipping the first bolt. Don't even think about touching the loose, toothlike roof feature that is left of the last bolt. The only purpose of this route would be to extend your climb above Cracked Wall on your way to Owl's Perch. Other than that, the climb isn't worth much on its own.


Located right of the “Mouse Maze” and “Lama” anchors at the top of Cracked Wall.


5 quickdraws. Huge, flat, walkable area at the top. Walk off.

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By Floyd Hayes
Oct 13, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

A bit contrived but still fun. Not the easiest but definitely the best way to approach Owl's Perch and other climbs above Cracked Wall.

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