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Sand-Witch  

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

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: December, 1973
New Route: Yes
Season: Year round
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Submitted By: franciscov on Feb 10, 2013

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Description 

Pitch 1: climb 120 feet of lower fifth class to the base of the dihedral.

Pitch 2: the sustained 5.7 crux is as you move out of the chimney, large #9 and #10 hexes are needed, 100 feet.

Pitch 3: climb 5.4 to the top. It is short.

Location 

This is on the largest rock in the valley. The start is right in the center.

Protection 

Bring one each of large #9-10 hexes. You can rap off the back 60 feet or rappel the route.


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By Baumer
From: Boulder, CO
Dec 31, 2014

Why is this listed in the Ice & Mixed section? It appears to be a rock route.

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