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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
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Rat in the Hat 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Paul Ross Andy Ross 22 Oct / 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Oct 24, 2009

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The Rats

Description 

Starts same as Rat Catcher for a few feet to a bolt (Rat Catch follows easy slab to right) then continue straight up following bolts towards the obvious corner crack at the top of the climb.P1) Pass a bolt at about 15' then a 4" cam placement . Follow bolts to the corner that has a couple of small cam placements to double anchors.170' 5.9-. (A second pitch has been climbed May 7th @ 5.10)

Location 

The Rat Slab . Three Finger Canyon. Walk through canyon and walk up talus on right see beta photo.

Protection 

Cams 1/2" to 2" and one 4" Quick draws ,slings. Two 60m ropes for rap.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The Berghaus Wall from the canyon floor showing th...
The Berghaus Wall from the canyon floor showing th...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Berghaus Wall A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+ ...
The Berghaus Wall A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+ ...
Rock Climbing Photo: These guys are at it again !!
These guys are at it again !!
Rock Climbing Photo: Entering the corner crack
Entering the corner crack
Rock Climbing Photo: Rat in a Hat
Rat in a Hat
Rock Climbing Photo: Higher
Higher
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul starting Rat in the Hat
Paul starting Rat in the Hat

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