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The Grope 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a PG13 [details]
FA: Treiber, Grubbs, Betcher
Season: Anytime
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Submitted By: sean peters on Dec 9, 2015

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PLACING BOLTS IS ILLEGAL IN THE SUPERSTITION WILDERNESS! MORE INFO >>>

Description 

I guess the crux is missing one of the bolts and continuing straight up instead of angling right. Rock quality is not the best. The first pitch has two bolts and one piton, at the piton angle right to locate the second bolt. If you continue upward from the piton the grade will much more difficult than 5.5. The second pitch continues straight up from the belay. Nice cracks take you to the summit.

Location 

The start of the route is around the corner to the right of Last Fandango. Starts on a ledge. Two rope rappel off bolted anchor, same as Last Fandango.

Protection 

Gear to #3 cams. Two bolts and one piton.


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