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Over the Hills and Far Away 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: Forrest Gardner, Peter Henley. Feb 1985
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Submitted By: Wei-Ming Lam on Jan 31, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Route photo courtesy Adam K.

Description 

Route begins on the rounded arete left of Blind Date. Follow this up over very limited gear. At the ledge, decide if you want to go to the top of the cliff or throw in the towel early and meander right to a tree anchor.

If you go to the top, head towards the orange streak on the high left hand face. Hug the right side of the streak to a tree anchor. Pretty fun for those of you looking for something slightly off the beaten path!

This route doesn't seem to get much action, and you will probably have decking potential because gear is sparse. Tread carefully!

On the plus side, it is pretty fun face climbing and you are almost guaranteed not to wait in line!

Location 

Arete left of Blind Date. Start below a pebbly hueco-esque feature.

Protection 

Light rack, emphasis small cams.

Anchor at top is a slung tree with a single quicklink. Extremely questionable nylon webbing backed up with brand new 7mm cordelette 1/31/2016.


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