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The Druid 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: David Rubine, Tom Davis, 3/89
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Submitted By: Ian Walters on Jan 1, 2009

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The Druid is the first route reached while following the approach that diverges off the Moses Springs Trail at the Northwest corner of the Monolith. It is a very beautiful, very overhanging lichen-covered face, and is almost always in the shade.

The route climbs midway up the face off of a boulder at the bottom, then jogs sharply left towards the arete on a somewhat crumbly rail. The crux is the sequence pulling out from the under the face and onto the slabby East face of the Druid boulder. Find the good spot on the arete with your left hand, then try to cross through to pull onto the slab. Try not to snag your knot! Be careful with the rail, as it is slowly deteriorating. The final slab is pretty runout, but isn't very difficult.
Great moves!


Bolts. The hanger on the first bolt looks to have been bent pretty badly, but it's clippable, and better than nothing.

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