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Saddle Up 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: T. Bubb, S. Buckley, 3/2016
New Route: Yes
Season: Faces South
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Submitted By: Tony B on Mar 8, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The Horse's Head can be seen looking up and South,...

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This is a reasonable climb and a reasonable warm-up. The rock is good, the gear is generally good, and the cruxes protect well if you look around for placements.

Climb up and into a crack system that aligns with and intersects the right-facing dihedral hanging high overhead on the East side of the Horse's Head.
The crux is high on the route exiting through a steep section.

Belay on a tree 4 meters back from the top with a long cord or your rope, then walk off to the West end of the crag and around back to the base on the South Face (10 minutes).


Saddle Up is a crack system that leads to the right-facing dihedral high on the right (East) side of the Horse's Head, a jutting overhang 3/4 of the way up the South Face of Pegasus.


A single set of cams to 3" + nuts. Belay off of a tree back 4 meters from the top edge with a long cord.

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