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Ride Around the Block 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: Eric Schmeer, Rob Johnson, 07/12
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: AOSR on May 19, 2013

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Rob rapping the route after the second ascent.

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Climb a highly-featured, easy face to a small dihedral with a large, detached block that forms a roof. Exit the roof/dihedral to the left (crux), and then head up more easy, featured rock on small gear to a slung tree. Bring micro-cams and be diligent figuring out the tricky placements or be prepared to run it out on the easier terrain up top. A 70 meter rope is required.


This is the first route on the west face, heading up the hill to the north. The dihedral/roof formed by the detached block is easily visible from the base.


Rack to #3, doubles to #0.4 Camalots, nuts.

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