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Ontology Recapitulates Phylogeny 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c A1

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c A1 [details]
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Submitted By: AJ on Jan 1, 2002

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Steve Strong, recapitulating.

Description 

This is on the SE face of Finch Dome.

Pitch 1 is a 60' splitter thin hand crack on sweet varnish (5.11a). Rappel from bolts, or aid off the anchor for a short 2nd pitch up steep face with 3-4 bolts (5.11b A1).

Protection 

gear to 2", bolts.


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By Murf
Dec 8, 2003

5.11a first pitch only - great thin hands.
By Anonymous Coward
Jun 11, 2004

Are you sure the place is called "Ontology Recapitulates Phylogeny?"

I think the word should be Ontogeny, not Ontology.

Ontology is the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being. What Haeckel said is that ontogeny--the development of an individual organism from embryo to adult--recapitulates phylogeny.

See mcraefamily.com/Graeme/languag... for details about this, and click the "Email" link at the bottom of the page to discuss it further with me. Thanks.

Graeme McRae
By Vernon Stiefel
Jun 13, 2004

The basic premise of E. Haeckel's thesis is that evidence supporting the notion that animal species evolved from a common ancestor (phylogeny) is found in their embryogenesis. The embryos of different animal species bear an astonishingly close resemblance to one another at certain stages in their development (ontogeny). For example, during the development of a human embryo (and other mammalian embryos), structures resembling gill slits are present, thus "recapitulating" an ancestral link to fish. Yes, Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny.....
By Ian Z
From: Los Angeles, CA
May 2, 2016

First pitch is awesome thin hands, though very short. I would say this is definitely easier than Heart of Darkness or Perpetual Motion. Probably 10c/d. I'm also not sure if the name is a joke or a typo...

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