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Straight Eight 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jay Rowe, Paul Turecki
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Submitted By: Mat Brunton on Jul 24, 2017

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Description 

This is the hardest "5.8" I've ever done, and felt more difficult to me than "Fine Nine." Great, clean fist crack that was steep and pumpy. Tape seemed liked a must.

Location 

Center fist crack on the wall (prominent fist crack left of Fine Nine corner).

Protection 

Gear to 4". Move right to rusty 2 bolt anchor for Fine Nine. Better to anchor to detached horn wedged in crack above Fine Nine corner.


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By Brady Deal
From: Anchorage, AK
Sep 12, 2017
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great route. Felt like a true 5.8 OW. Gear to 4"; bring two if you want to sew it up.

DONT use the rusty anchors to the right when you top out. IMO these need to be replaced ASAP!

Instead, sling the obvious boulder and walk off.

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