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A Fish Called Wanda T 
Atlantis T,TR 
Delta Y S,TR 
Get the Net T 
Glass Ocean S 
High Dive T 
Hydroplane T 
Left Tributary S 
Lord of the Long Arms T,TR 
Northwest Passage T,TR 
Open Water T 
Pane, The S 
Right Tributary T 
Sail Away S 
Seam, The T 
Thar She Blows T 
Troubled Seas T 
Tsunami S 

Open Water 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: Brian Cabe, Patty Black and Lawrence Wiencke
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Jul 29, 2007

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Description 

Located just right of Sail Away. Ascend steep face, using bomber cam placements to lower angle area, clip bolt, continue up, placing gear where available. Pull onto arete (sparse if any pro) and climb up to Glass Ocean anchor.

Location 

Located on the right side of the Glass Ocean wall. Start on the same ledge as for Sail Away.

Protection 

Cams from 00 TCU (very nice to have!) through .4 camalot. One bolt. Use Glass Ocean anchor. Could use another bolt or two to protect runouts on good rock? Can also clip first bolt on Sail Away then head up and slightly right.


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By John J. Glime
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 30, 2007

PBRMe ASAP

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