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Left of Rapture 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Mike Stearns on May 21, 2011

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Kind of a forced line to the left of the Rapture. Edges, high steps, and arete climbing on a slightly steeper face than the Rapture. Worth doing if you are there.


Around the arete left of the Rapture.


6 + two silly bolts on the belay ledge + anchors. There are so many bolts strewn around this ledge.

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By Mike Stearns
May 21, 2011

If you know the name or the FA party please leave a comment.

Also, I graded it 5.8+ b/c it was a tiny bit harder than the Rapture, but I think both are quite soft.

Edit: I edited the info above to reflect the accurate bolt count.
By M. Morley
From: Sacramento, CA
May 22, 2011

I've led this and also thought it to be on par with The Rapture in difficulty, 5.8ish. Not sure on the name or FA.
By Neil Roessler
May 24, 2011

I led this over the weekend and enjoyed the climb. It was a nice surprise to see how protected the route was. It has about 5-6 bolts to the anchors at the top of The Rapture and has a nice crux at a roof.

I would rate this a solid 5.8+ although it is a bit more scary to climb than The Rapture.
By Floyd Hayes
Jul 30, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Less aesthetic than The Rapture but the moves are more fun and thought-provoking, and no harder (in my opinion).

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