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Syrtaki Lessons 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Aris Theodoropoulos, Simon Montmory
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Submitted By: Luke Bertelsen on Apr 15, 2017

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On to the tufa.

Description 

Syrtaki Lessons begins with some great stemming between the wall and a LARGE stalactite before depositing you at a rest beneath a bouldery pocket section just prior to accessing the main tufa system that you will ride all the way to the chains.

The first bit of the tufa is the crux, which ends at a rather blank ledge. If you can can make it to the ledge there is an opportunity to rest up before you have to gun it for the chains. The final 30-40ft. downshifts in difficulty, but is consistently sapping with lots of opportunities to mess it up.

This is a crag classic! Get on it!

Location 

Toward the left end of the crag further from the access trail, but prior to the 'crag warm-ups'. As is customary, the name is scrawled at the base of the route.

Protection 

Bolts to lower-offs.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The whole Shebang!
The whole Shebang!
Rock Climbing Photo: Eyeing down the crux at the beginning of the tufa....
Eyeing down the crux at the beginning of the tufa....

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