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Pokey's Arete 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: K. Heatwole, L. Landkamer, November 2014
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: kirkadirka on Nov 3, 2014

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Description 

Get ready to channel your inner gumby and ride old Pokey! From the bolted belay above the first pitch of Neighsayer/Kentucky Derby/Breeder's Cup step left and approach Pokey's Arete.

You can place a finger-size cam in a crack to the left before committing to the arete above. Climb up the arete using slung chickenheads, bolts, and a few cam placements.

This can be rapped in two single rope raps with a 70m.

Location 

This ascends the arete directly left of the 2nd pitch of Neighsayer.

Protection 

Long runners for slingin' pokeys, 5 bolts, and finger to hand size gear.


Photos of Pokey's Arete Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Lee on the first lead attempt.
Lee on the first lead attempt.
Rock Climbing Photo: Above the crux on the FFA.
Above the crux on the FFA.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pokey.
Pokey.

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