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Masters of the Universe 

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

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: TR Ken Roberts
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Submitted By: kenr on May 11, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Top Shelf left+center E. Väinämöinen F. the S...

Description 

Interesting moves.

Up to the right side of the vertical ridge, and up right side of nose to top.

Variation - recommended: When reach the overhang near the top, instead of continuing up the crack on its left side, step right across and up its right side.

warning: The rock on and around this route has not been climbed much yet, and much of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber - (and if possible, behind a large tree).

. . . (Lots of vegetation on this rock as of 2016. Be prepared when climbing to navigate around protruding trees and branches, and dealing with holds slippery with grass, lichen, moss, dirt).

Location 

Below vertical ridge in upper half leading up to nose. In the middle of this sector, about 8 feet right of obvious gully / crack that leads up to overhang at its top right, and 15 feet left of white tree.

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Protection 

For ideas to set up Top-Rope, see the Description of this Top Shelf sector.

Protection for Trad leading is unknown and likely inadequate.


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