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Magic Carpet Ride 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Chuck Fitch, Steve Fitch and Brian Smith
Season: When the road is open
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Submitted By: limpingcrab on Sep 21, 2013

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There's the second pitch.

Always check road conditions and peregrine closures MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This route climbs a right facing dihedral with an obvious chimney halfway up the first pitch. It has some interesting moves on the first pitch and the second pitch is mostly an easy scramble.

Pitch 1: Climb up the dihedral (stay in it) into the chimney and exit to the right. Follow the dihedral until it ends and then climb up a short section of face to a large ledge (5.9).

Pitch 2: Follow easy climbing up and into a right facing corner on the right of a large outcrop (5.6).

Location 

Walk towards the far end of Crystal Wall and before it rounds off look for the right facing corner with some moss and an obvious chimney.

Protection 

A set of nuts and single cams to 4"


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Rock Climbing Photo: There's the start.  The chimney ate Brian.
There's the start. The chimney ate Brian.

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