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Lonesome Crowded West 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mark Deffenbaugh, Chris Garner, summer 2004
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: mark d on Mar 8, 2006

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Face and crack climb to a bulge(crux), easier crack climbing leads you to an anchor. Very exposed with good views of the Lower Gorge and The Marsupials.


North face of The Parched Cat Cliff


Gear to 2 inches(00 TCU)

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By Ian McEleney
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Dec 20, 2006

Fun route. The biggest gear i used was a .75 Camalot. Mark, thanks for putting in low profile, high quality anchors. Looks like going left after the lower bulge could make for a tougher finish.
By Josh Audrey
Mar 20, 2007

so is this one pitch?
By mark d
May 11, 2007

yes, this is a one pitch route.
By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Jun 24, 2016

Climbs like a sport climb, protects like a trad climb. Fun moves.

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