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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Lon Harter, Kelle Harter, 96
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Submitted By: Rick D on Dec 5, 2008

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Easy. Good Warm Up. A little run out at the top, but easy moves. If you are climbing at your limit, might want to bring some trad for the top.


To the right of Africa Flake.


Bolts. Trad Optional

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By Jeffrey LaCombe
From: Sparks, NV
Mar 13, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

As was pointed out, the bolts stop about 2/3 the way up. Bring a few smaller nuts (1/2" ish), or run it out. I think the 5.7 rating assumes you use the arete, in addition to face holds.
By Thrutchtastic
From: Sparks, NV
Jun 5, 2009

The arete isn't worth it. The crack that's out on the face, though, is. You definitely want gear (to 1" if I remember) if you plan on leaving the safety of the ~5.4 arete.
By Josh Cameron
From: California in my Mind
Jun 12, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

"Meh" was my reaction to this climb. Its okay, but there's much better stuff here.

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