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Sweet Sorrow 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Matt Farrell
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Matt Farrell on Mar 15, 2015

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Description 

Sweet Sorrow climbs the arete of the column to the right of Two Gentlemen's Pneumonia. I spied this line in late January 2015 and put it up early February. The left face was pretty lichen covered, and I pretty much ruined a stiff brush getting the lichen off the arete. Its pretty clean and very climbable now.

Start on the right crack and climb ~15' past a single bolt to a big ledge that you can easily stand on.

From the ledge, reach up and clip the 2nd bolt. A crux sequence pulls off the ledge past the 2nd bolt and around the arete to the left. Climb really cool and enjoyable .10+ arete moves past 3 more bolts to the top of the column.

Protection 

5 bolts, 2 bolt anchor with rings on the top of the column.


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By Matt Farrell
From: Bend, Oregon
Mar 17, 2015

You can easily climb the 5.7 to the left (Two Gentlemen's Pneumonia) to setup Sweet Sorrow as a TR.

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