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Sassafras 

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

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: P. Sullivan, P. Delap
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Submitted By: P. Sully on Dec 4, 2012  with updates from Andy B.

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Description 

Start on ledge right of WV Clambake. Climb finger crack/right facing flake up to the right side of large roof. An airy move will gain access to the flake/crack up and left. Take this to the top.

Location 

This route starts on ledge to the right of Clambake. It follows the S shaped line of the large sassafras tree that is directly behind the route.

Protection 

you have to climb above your gear at the crux, so place good gear where the initial crack ends. Top out to find anchors with rings.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The climbs to the left of the Iceberg
BETA PHOTO: The climbs to the left of the Iceberg

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By Philip Schuchardt
Jul 7, 2014

You can also get a solid DB #1 in a pod under roof (to the left) right before the crux. I used a long runner to reduce rope drag off of the #1. Overall a great route for the grade!
By Andy B.
Dec 19, 2015

New Climb Tech Wave Bolt TR anchors with rings installed November 2015.

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