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So-o-o Swe-e-et 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: rob bauer on Nov 28, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Front view; Sooo Sweeet follows left skyline crac...

Description 

Not my route, but it's the very next buttress up right from Samson and Dalieback. Book said "double cracks," but I'd call it a discontinuous crack. Fun side pulls and adequate pro. Bulge near the top may be the crux.

Location 

Next buttress uphill from Samson and Dalieback. Slightly smooth start. Had to hunt for the anchor bolts on the top which are out of sight to the right, below the lip.

Protection 

Standard rack up to about a #1 Camalot.


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By Desicon
Jul 14, 2017

Thanks for bringing this route back to public attention! This climb was put up in 1990 by Tom Weaver, Bob Flaugher, and Robert Pippin, about the same time they did "Samson and Dalieback." I have not done this climb since about '96, think I'll try it again, as soon as it stops raining...

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