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The Arete 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Season: Year 'Round
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Submitted By: John- on Jul 11, 2007

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ZS on the Arete.

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Climb the arete to a crux midway up the route. Finish on steeper terrain at the top.
Watch your backside if your spittin' off .. there is a large tree there.


Find the side of the Island that faces the Main Wall. The Arete is on the left side of this wall.


Top rope. There is a tree that sets back about 3’ at the top of this route with a chain around it. Place the anchor over the edge in a spot that reduces the possibility of hitting the large tree growing close to the route.

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By Tozankyaku
Jun 2, 2010

I am thinking the footage on this climb is wrong, or you need a really long rope to TR it... 5560 feet
By RyanJames
Jul 12, 2010
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The best route at Whipps? I think so.
By climbinbob
Jul 20, 2013

Longest TR ever at 5560'!! I think you meant 55-60'.

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