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Cheeky TR 
Left Nostril TR 
Left Sinus TR 
Open Jaw TR 
Pince-Nez TR 
Right Eyebrow TR 
Right Nostril TR 
Right Sinus TR 
Undeviated Septum TR 

Left Nostril 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: TR Sharon + Ken Roberts + Karel Hrbacek
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Submitted By: kenr on May 9, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: the Nose -- overview of routes: A. Open Jaw C. Ri...

Description 

Some thoughtful moves.
Start on the immediate right side of the tree (trying to avoid using the tree), then up the face.
Finish on a vague arete whose top is about three feet left of the cap rock.

warning: The rock on and around this route has not been climbed much yet, and much of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber.

. . . (Lots of vegetation on this rock as of 2016. Be prepared when climbing to navigate around protruding trees and branches, and dealing with holds slippery with grass, lichen, moss, dirt).

Location 

About eight feet right of the obvious arete/corner, at a healthy tree 8-10 inches in diameter.

See on routes photo

Protection 

To set up Top-Rope, see Description of The Nose area.
Protection for Trad leading is unknown and likely inadequate.


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