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Mandela aka Leaning Pillar 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Randy Carmichael on Aug 2, 2004

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Leaning Pillar.

Description 

This climb is about 5 feet left of Brain Cloud. Follow a thin crack on the left side of the arête, then move right to the Brain Cloud anchors. Aesthetically, this climb looks great; but the actual climbing is not as exciting as it appears. The crux is about 20 feet up. If you stay in the crack and not wander to the ledges on your left, you will get the most out of the climb.

Protection 

Small stoppers, up to 1" cams, and two double slings for the anchor to avoid rope damage on the lip. This climb offers excellent protection. Use the Brain Cloud bolted anchors.


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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Mar 14, 2017

If you want to make the climb longer, you can go up beyond the "Brain Cloud" anchors, but you will have to walk off after and build a gear belay.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Apr 1, 2017

There's a walk off?

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