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South Swell 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Randy Leavitt and Paul Schweizer, 1986
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

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You'll find this short south-facing hand crack left of Night Trap (aka The Sound of Waves).

A bouldery start (5.9) gives way to moderate (5.7) hand jamming with the occasional wide section. Gear belay and rap off using the anchors atop Night Trap.

Only worth doing as a warm-up for the more difficult lines nearby, as a trip here solely for this route would be somewhat of a disappointment. The climbing is enjoyable but nothing special, which earns it one star out of five.


pro to 3"

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