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Krakatoa 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 5 pitches, 400', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13 [details]
FA: J Burcham
Season: Spring or Fall ideal
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Submitted By: markguycan on Apr 5, 2017

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Panorama looking south from the big flat summit of...

Description 

P1: climb slab past 5 bolts and occasional gear 5.8.
P2: 5.10- bombay chimney, harder if you face the wrong way!
P3: easy ramp to 5.9 hands.
P4: 5.11- roof and sporty (3 bolts).
P5: 5.9 fists & hands over varied terrain - angles right, somewhat loose (PG13). Continue right on ledge (stay roped) to easy chimney for awesome summit views, then down climb to ledge and last anchor. Rap about 200ft (watch your ends!- I slid the knot down to the lip and had to do some shenanigans to get down- don't do that!!) then rap 120ft to the ground and a short walk back to your pack.

Location 

begins below the notch on the south end of the buttress. Route faces mainly East

Protection 

dbl set to #4, 1 #5 useful but not mandatory. 2 x 60M. All anchors are bolted, but not all are equipped for rappel.


Photos of Krakatoa Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark nearing the top of P3.
Mark nearing the top of P3.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark leading the sweet bombay/roof feature on P2.
Mark leading the sweet bombay/roof feature on P2.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark coming up the first pitch.
Mark coming up the first pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: topo from Sedona Rocks per C Tatum
BETA PHOTO: topo from Sedona Rocks per C Tatum
Rock Climbing Photo: above the chimney on the ramp from P3 belay
above the chimney on the ramp from P3 belay

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By Derek Field
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 5, 2017
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Pretty sweet adventure on a massive monolith. Bit of goodness on every pitch. P4+5 very exposed. Awkward mantles through the crux pitch. Beaching myself onto that diving board is one experience I won't forget!

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