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Megawatts 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 8 pitches, 900', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: D. Lussier, C. Trescher, S. King
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Submitted By: Kevin Mcbride on Mar 27, 2017

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Brilliant wall

Description 

Pitch 1: climb a faint prow, near the top go right around a steep face. 40m, 5.8, 8 bolts.

Pitch 2: continue on the faint prow aiming for a left trending gully system above. 40m, 5.7, 7 bolts

Pitch 3: climb along the easy ridge feature. 30m, 5.4, 4 bolts.

Pitch 4: continue along the ridge feature. 30m, 5.6, 4 bolts.

Pitch 5: go up the gulley for about 10m, cross to the right and climb up a shallow groove, work your way up the headwall with some minor route finding. Belay under a small overhanging wall. 52m, 5.8, 11 bolts.

Pitch 6: Step right around the overhanging wall and climb the steep face (long draw on first bolt). Continue up left on good rock. Traverse right at the 7th bolt for 10m to the belay. 40m, 5.8, 8 bolts.

Pitch 7: climb up the steep face to an easy roof. 30m, 5.8, 6 bolts

Pitch 8: climb easy slabs to a tree belay. 25m, 5.5, 5 bolts.

From pitch 8 scramble up a sandy groove, climb a 5.2 step, one bolt on top for belaying.

To descend follow the well marked trail back to the parking lot.

Special thanks to Summit Mountain guides for the excellent route description.

Protection 

11xquickdraws including 3-4 long draws. 2x60 meter ropes.


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