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Silver Slipper 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: Ed Webster, Gene Ellis, 05/91
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Submitted By: Ralph Kolva on Nov 21, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The route with a rope on it.

Description 

Start right of Tin Cat Alley.

1st pitch: slab climb past a couple of flakes (protect with a finger to hand-sized cam in the larger flake with possible piece under the smaller flake) to a single bolt before the 2 bolt mid-anchor (no chains or rings, just hangers).

2nd pitch: do a long runout to a high first bolt as the slab steepens to crux at 2nd bolt, then it is runout on low angle slab to large ponderosa on ledge. There are no anchors at the ledge.

Descend by walking off easy terrain on left or do possible rap from the upper anchor on Unknown (10d) to mid-anchor and then do an additional rappel.

Protection 

2 finger to hand-sized cams and slings for 2 bolts and the mid-anchor. It may be possible to link both pitches with a 70 meter rope.


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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Dec 6, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R

This is a fun climb and can easily be done in one pitch with a 70m rope. It is a bit risky getting to where you can place your first protection.

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