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Silent Rock 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Robert Mueller, Tom Kalakay Summer 1990
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 20, 2012

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A good, technical, face up a near dead-vertical wall. Thin, thin, edging on small chips and tip-sized crimps!

Begin on the Pinnacle Standard Route and climb it until you hit the 3 bolt face. Ascend the line over thin edges and past an odd, protectable bulge feature. Climb to a ledge and finish at a chain anchor. Great, delicate face climbing.


Silent Rock is found half way up the Pinnacle Standard Route on a steep face.


Draws, a few long slings, and a 3/8th to 1/2 inch range cam (A grey alien fits perfectly in the pod near the middle). You also may want to include a couple of large pieces for the beginning of the Pinnacle Standard Route, but its nice to just climb to the base unprotected to avoid rope drag.

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By Colin O'Brien
From: Bozeman, MT
Apr 25, 2016

A BD .4 also protects above the 3rd bolt. Below, runners prevent any noticeable rope drag if you choose to protect the 5th class climbing below the first bolt.