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Komodo Corner 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Blake Summers, Anthony Russo
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Blake Summers on Oct 1, 2015

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Logan on Komodo

Located in a National Forest Fee Area MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This climbs the left facing dihedral right of the orange wall. During the FA, a light breeze was blowing straight up the corner and every time I put my hand in the crack, flakes of lichen the size of Komodo Dragon scales were liberated and then elevated by the breeze. The flakes of lichen swirled around my head and thoughts of Indonesia swirled around inside. The route has cleaned up a bit and the rock is excellent.

Location 

Start in a short chimney and move through a ramp with a bush(pass bush on the right) and get into the corner proper then stem your way up to the ledge above(Dragan Ledge).

Protection 

It has been done with a single rack to three. I know somebody that likes a #4 up there. Chain anchors found on the ledge(Dragan Ledge) to the left.


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By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 12, 2017
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The movement on this route is fantastic. It's also filthy in a few spots. Don't let the first 40 feet of the route dull your enthusiasm, this thing finishes strong. I was happy to have a double rack. Definitely a few suspect chunks of rock in/around the crack. Pull gently.

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