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Magic Carpet Ride  

YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Jonathan Siegrist, 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jonathan Siegrist on Aug 23, 2009

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Paige Claassen taking the Magic Carpet Ride.

Description 

This is a stunning line. To reach the Magic Carpet Ride, float a little ways up a 5.7 slab and clip the first bolt. Turn a corner and continue on steepening ground (5.11) until you reach vertical and your final, somewhat restful position. From here, a very cryptic and powerful move sequence begins and does not let up (not even really to clip) until you exit the incredible Magic Carpet panel. Some exotic and uncharacteristic granite grips bless this powerful climb. Finish on the same chain anchors as 'Cloak and Dagger'.

Location 

This is on the left side of the steep alcove. The route begins on a slab with a high first bolt.

Protection 

9 bolts and chains.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Steep and proud.
BETA PHOTO: Steep and proud.

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By RomoFo Fo
Sep 8, 2009

Right On!

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