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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Coleman M on Nov 13, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Top half of Sweeper.


It is the sweeping crack (get it?) with the same start as Creeper. Start as Creeper, but cut right and ascend the sweeping slabby dihedral.


just to the right of Creeper.


small to medium gear

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By Nick Tripp
Sep 18, 2017

Does anyone know how this climb is supposed to end? In his guidebook Eric Ulner says to cut back left on a "shelf" after ascending the crack to the roof. I tried this via a BIG (definitely way harder than anything else so far) step across to a "shelf", protected by a fixed nut, and found the ledge to promptly end before I could get around to the tree I wanted to anchor from. I ended up bailing from the fixed nut after I couldn't find any 5.8 pg moves; I've only ever heard people do the same.

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