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Cutthroats Don't Wear Plaid T,S 
Gravel Patch, The S 
Ladyfingers T 
Manly Fingertips S 
Nic-Arete S 
Orange Face Left Project TR 
Righteous are the Brave T 
Suprise Inside S 

Orange Face Left Project 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: noah bosworth on Oct 6, 2014

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Description 

Strenuous climbing characterized by some very poor holds and long moves. Step off ledge into off-balance layback section. Make big moves on bad holds to reach a nice rest at about midway. Move back left through crimpy terrain and finish with several long reaches between good holds.

Location 

Just right of Surprise Inside on the Orange Face. Use same approach for both Orange Face Projects. It might not be a bad idea to follow the Ladyfingers approach to the top of the buttress and drop off the other side to avoid the scree pile upstream of Cutthroats Don't Wear Plaid.

Protection 

No bolts on route as of writing. Intention is to place two bolts down low and rely on small, tricky gear placements through second 2/3 of route. Bolted anchors can be reached by swinging around the corner from anchors of Surprise inside.


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