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Ruby Ray Mystery T,TR 
Second Foundation TR 
Starship Troopers TR 
Where the Wild Things Are T,TR 

Second Foundation 

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

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: TR Ken Roberts
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Submitted By: kenr on Nov 19, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Adventure Stories - SE face: F. Starship Troopers ...

Description 

Loose rocks small and big (including a known big loose one a bit more then halfway up lying flat on a ledge), slippery lichen and moss on rock surfaces. Not ready for "prime time". Only for parties with a desire and knowledge to safely detect and remove loose rock and clean rock surface.

Variety of thoughtful moves.

Start up Left side of arete under protruding roof section. Hand-traverse across and up to face on R side of arete. Up face to below 6-8ft-wide prow. Step right under prow and finish up arete which forms right edge of prow face.

warning: The rock on and around this route has not been climbed much yet, and much of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber - (and if possible, behind a large tree).

. . . (Lots of vegetation on this rock as of 2016. Be prepared when climbing to navigate around protruding trees and branches, and dealing with holds slippery with grass, lichen, moss, dirt).

Location 

At bottom of the arete which is the edge between the main face and the southeast face, at the right side of a giant roof.

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Protection 

For ideas to set up Top-Rope, see the Description of this Adventure Stories sector.

Protection for Trad leading is unknown and likely inadequate.


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