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North West Face 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: Doug Joness on Mar 2, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Northwest side of the mini pinnacle

Description 

Longest route on tower. Crux is towards the top. The most solid/easily protected line on the tower. NU says 5.5 so thats what I listed it as. Felt as hard as some 5.7s in the canyon

Location 

north west face. climb the face using the arete, watch for choss, my partner pulled a cantaloupe sized rock off.

Protection 

Not great placements. Some good nuts. There is an old piton you can clip 2/3 up on the arete. Don't need much gear because its so short. Small cams. Wrap down from two biners in the slings wrapped around the block on top. Bring webbing/slings if you don't trust the stuff up there (it looks like its been there a while but my partner and I rapped off it today)


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