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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: EFR, BKy
Season: All year
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Submitted By: Jimbo on Apr 13, 2009

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Description 

Start off the huge chockstone at the top of the chimney at the right end of the Pharaoh.

Look for a lone bolt 30 feet straight left and a bit higher than eye level.
Climb to that bolt. (You can clip a bolt on Mr. B Meets the Pharoah) right after you step off the big chock stone.

Then straight up the face passing a few tie offs and the odd gear between plates and one more bolt.

Great exposure with easy but thoughtful climbing make this a really fun 5.8 route for the 5.10 climber.

Location 

I belayed at the good horizontal crack just below the actual summit of the tower. We then down climbed right to the chains on top of Tut Tut.
A short rap gets you to the ground on the backside of the Pharaoh.

Protection 

Bolts, gear, chicken heads.


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By 1Eric Rhicard
Apr 15, 2009

That would be straight LEFT not right to a bolt.

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