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Sperm Whale 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Joshua Benjamin on Feb 29, 2016

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Just past (what I take to be) the crux move.

Seasonal Raptor Closures.

Description 

Climb the obvious column just right of Ambition is Critical (the column that looks like it shouldn't still be standing). The first bolt is a rusty 1/4", but there's only 3 bolts on the route so you might as well clip it. Once you get the beta dialed in it's climbable. Exciting finish... Just give in to the whipper and hope the column still stands.

Location 

Right of Ambition is Critical, you have to scramble up some rocks to start the route and belay.

Protection 

3 bolts to chain anchors


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Rock Climbing Photo: Patrick just before the crux of Sperm Whale.
Patrick just before the crux of Sperm Whale.

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By CThornton
From: Boise
Apr 2, 2016

While this climb has fun movement, I really can't recommend it. The entire column is frighteningly detached and could come down at any time.

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