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Point of Departure 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rob Robinson, Curt Merchant, & Pat Perrin 1986
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Submitted By: Rob Dillon on Dec 31, 2006

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Itinerary 

Hoboy. You obviously have a taste for adventure. Definitely not on the Arete 101 curriculum, this is more of a seminar for majors.

The P.O.D. for this one is immediately right of Hidden Assets. Pull off the ground, clamber up to the ledge. Steadfastly ignoring the attractive, secure, and well-protected corner, summon the brass and move up the arete to a pine tree lower-off.

Protection 

I recall some brass coming in handy. At least, I put it in.


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By Wei-Ming Lam
From: Phoenix, AZ
Dec 15, 2015

Instead of rapping off a tree, I'd recommend finishing up the arete and then angling left slightly to top out on the Hidden Assets bolted anchors.

The start to this route feels like a 5.11 move. I took an alternate start: climb a tree and step onto the wall.

Gear is a bit limited, and on the smaller side and the climbing is definitely heads up!

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