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Nemesis Northeast Face 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: [Breashears]
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Submitted By: Jimn Seiler on Jun 8, 2004

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This is a top rope problem that ascends the northeast face of the Nemesis Tower. This is a difficult line. About three quarter's of the way up is the difficult crux.


Bring nuts for top rope protection.

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By nolteboy
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 22, 2005
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

If we are talking about the same route, it's definitely not a 5.12... NE Face climbs up to small right-facing corner, then right at the roof, then to the top. Nuts for TR anchor.
By Anonymous Coward
Jun 30, 2005

[I'm] not sure what you are calling Nemesis Tower. It is a boulder problem (solo) really or a toprope. And its about a V7. I have done the route on TR and its difficult. To find the route go down the Torture chamber cliffline east til you see a large slab. The slab is beneath the [problem]. It starts with a small block roof then into a spoon shaped feature. Excellent climbing. Oh it was free-solo onsighted by [Breashears] in the 70s.
By Jimn Seiler
From: North Platte, NE
Dec 21, 2005
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I just wanted to write in and let everyone know I did make a mistake when I typed in the rating. The rating should be 5.11a/b. I could not find documentation that Breashears on-sighted this problem in the 1970's but did find documentation that he on-sighted Nemesis standard V7. Also you spelled Breashears incorrectly.
By Preston
From: fort collins,colorado
May 8, 2013

Rope soloed this yesterday, and I thought it was hard maybe 5.11+. I climbed the face starting below the blocky roof into a small fingertip seam delicately traversing right to the arete on small crimps and slopers. There seems to be several variations on this tower.

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