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Small Axe 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Chuck Fitch and Adam Huxley, June 2014
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Submitted By: Josh on Mar 28, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: West Wall topo photo.

Description 

Follow the arete on the left side of the West Wall.

Location 

On the very left edge of the West Wall, find the line of bolts left and slightly uphill of the more obvious bolts on Old Pirates.

Protection 

7? bolts + 2-bolt anchor.

Eds. Note that a fall while pulling up rope for the 3rd bolt (or having a long sling on the 2nd bolt to reduce rope drag) with a lighter belayer could put you dangerously close to a groundfall!


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Rock Climbing Photo: Chuck, 5/29/2014.
Chuck, 5/29/2014.

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By Isaacbg Gorrell
From: Golden, CO
Nov 3, 2016

TR'd this route three weeks ago. The fourth bolt is not set properly. The nut spun off in my hand. Awesome lower section moving to an exposed slab. Climb with caution.

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