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Pachydermatology 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Jadian, Steve Weyand
New Route: Yes
Season: spring fall
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Submitted By: Muscrat on Apr 26, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The anchors!

Description 

The first slab climb at the shredding! Bring your slab game, and be ready for some head scratching. Follows the obvious bolt line from the comfortable ledge to chains.

Location 

From the road, locate the right hand buttress (The elephants head). The slab is to climbers left 40'. Shiny bolts.
If you rapped in, top out and walk off left. If you started at the base, a 70m gets you to the bottom from the upper chains, or there is a rap station at the ledge 25' from the ground.

Protection 

10 draws plus biners for the chains. A 25' rope to get down to the chains from the tree (see area description) helps. 60m rope gets you up and down.


Photos of Pachydermatology Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: View looking up the slab
BETA PHOTO: View looking up the slab
Rock Climbing Photo: Following up after the FA
Following up after the FA

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By Steve Weyand
From: Redding
Apr 29, 2016

This is a great addition to The Shredding! Thanks for the hard work Jadian. You guys need to give this route a go. Fun slab, safe moves and a bit spicy!