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Prodigal Sons. 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Paul Ross Denis Peare. Oct 1988.
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on Jan 25, 2010

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Paul Ross on the first ascent.

Description 

A climb on excellent clean rock. A scary and poorly protected lead. Ross's first new route after returning from a 20 year stay in the US.Starts at the foot of the West Buttress. Gain a finger crack in a corner,up this to a small ledge (pro piton).Swing with difficulty around the rib to the right onto an open scoop.Climb the wall directly above to a slab. Climb up into a small groove then to a horizontal crack. From here climb directly to the top.

Location 

Glaciated Slabs ,Combe Ghyll, Borrowdale Valley

Protection 

Two or three small cams and stoppers.


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