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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bob Ashworth and George Meyers, 1973
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 16, 2006

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Climb the crack left of "Knob Job".

Rappel or climb a second pitch.


Pro to 3".

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By Brian Alexander
Oct 9, 2009

Supertopo says doubles to 4 inches, but you really don't need anything larger than a #3. I placed one #4 C4 at the 5.6 wide bit (smaller protection was available) but the old style #4 that I carried went unused.
By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
Dec 5, 2009

FA - Bob Ashworth, George Meyers 1973.

"Don't forget the Fresno Rule," says Bob Ashworth with a smile. "There is no reason to go there!"
By Colonel Mustard
From: Sacramento, CA
Mar 22, 2010

One of those 5.8's that is more like a 5.9. I had a great time on the varied climbing, and running this together with the second pitch of Knob Job into a single pitch makes for a very classic outing.
By bergbryce
From: California
Apr 19, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Better than Bishops Terrace. Bring your entire bag of tricks. You'll need 'em.
By brucelacroix
From: Carson City, NV.
Jul 10, 2010

Combined with the second pitch of "knob job", makes a great long pitch.
By BrianWS
Jan 28, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Reasonable people will avoid this area in the dead of summer. Fun climb, but lots of loose rock near the end of P1
By michael s...
From: Denver, CO
Apr 15, 2015

really fun. STEEP. If you have a 70meter (maybe 60 even?) keep going past the first anchors you come to for a mega-fun 200+ foot pitch of trad radness. Didn't notice anything particularly loose on it as of yesterday.
By Crimpanzee
From: San Francisco, California
Nov 9, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

"One of those 5.8's that is more like a 5.9."

Because it is a 5.9!

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