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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Casey Newman, 1975
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Submitted By: John Peterson on Feb 25, 2006

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Charlie Kerr cruising up to the roof


Pegasus is the obvious dihedral in the face of the crag. A roof caps the dihedral near the summit.


Small wires to a #2 Camalot.

Photos of Pegasus Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Kasie making her way up towards the roof
Kasie making her way up towards the roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Me leading into the crux.
Me leading into the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pegasus
Rock Climbing Photo: Playing on the roof just up and left of Pegasus
Playing on the roof just up and left of Pegasus
Rock Climbing Photo: Eric on Pegasus
Eric on Pegasus
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up Pegasus
Looking up Pegasus

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By Eastvillage
From: New York, NY
Dec 28, 2006

Pegasus is a great lead, w/great gear. If you lieback where the climber is in this pic, the route is 5.8++
As oppesed to climbing the face on the right, 5.8 (easier)
By percious
From: Bear Creek, CO
Mar 2, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This might be the best 5.8 in the state. Excellent gear, exposure, some face climbing an committing moves. Highly recommended.
By apeman e
May 15, 2009

Even though the description says up to #2, I think I placed a #3 somewhere.

Wish I had the balls to lead straight up and avoid the holds on the right during the crux...
By jackkelly00
From: new hampshire
Feb 6, 2011

if you are looking for a great 5.8 lead this is it. excelent gear the whole way.
By Kurtz
Aug 30, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

If leading, it's best to belay on the ledge just above the roof. That way you can see and (sometimes) hear your second.
By farkas.time
From: Storrs, CT
Jun 13, 2016
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Fantastic climbing, and an excellent lead for aspiring 5.8 climbers. Forget the face -- climb the corner!

Belay or top-rope off the giant boulder on top -- I used a 30' sling.

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