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Subalpinism 

M4-5

   
Type:  Trad, Mixed, 1 pitch, 200'
Original: M4-5 Mod. Snow [details]
FA: Ben Ammon, Austen Beason
New Route: Yes
Season: Winter
Page Views: 197
Submitted By: Ben Ammon on Feb 17, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Subalpinism follows the almost consistent slow lin...

Description 

This is one single 60-70m pitch, start from a sloping, snowy ledge at the base of the main crack. It has a little bit of everything, mixed climbing, a small smear of ice, hand-jams, and jugs. There is no obvious crux, it is fairly sustained climbing. You will top out onto a sharp tower where the funkiness begins. We ended slinging the whole tower as an anchor then a belayed down-climb to the saddle and up the next tower on the ridge, where you can then walk-off.

Location 

This ascends the obvious weakness right of Real Crabapples. See the photo.

Protection 

A single rack of cams, nuts, and hexes. There are no anchors.


Photos of Subalpinism Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the route from the belay.
Looking down the route from the belay.
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top.
Nearing the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: After the second "pitch" and ready to wa...
After the second "pitch" and ready to wa...
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up the route
Starting up the route

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