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South Face 

YDS: Easy 5th French: 1+ Ewbanks: 3 UIAA: I ZA: 5 British: M 1c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 60'
Original:  YDS: Easy 5th French: 1+ Ewbanks: 3 UIAA: I ZA: 5 British: M 1c PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Dec 24, 2014

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John and Ron start pitch 1.

Description 

The path of least resistance the the summit, though not that apparent until you're right under it. Typically called class 4, and most moves on it are that: intuitively ladder-like. I called it easy 5th because there were a couple of distinctly climbingish moves on it that a scrambler wouldn't usually encounter (at the chimney, and especially starting the downclimb from the top). If using a rope, the summit route breaks naturally into two short pitches.

Location 

Circumnavigate the peak to scramble loose but easy class 2 and 3 terrain to the start of the largest gully on the south face.

Protection 

The volcanic stone is quite loose and covered in gravel, especially after recent rain. More of a "sling it and see" place than holes for chocks. I think many people free solo it.


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