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The Growth of the Soil  

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: jeremyrobichaud on Nov 4, 2016

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Examining the tall start of "The Growth of th...



Make bouldery moves under small roof to gain flake that joins obvious hand crack. It's a big start, to access the first holds it may be necessary to step up on a cairn at the base. The climb is short but strenuous, despite its appearance of being low-angle from the ground, the route does not let up until your reach a shelf at the top of the crack.


Right side of the Shady Wall, left of the flaring chimney and left of "Afternoon Nap."


Standard rack. Climb protects really well. Doubles of .5-1 inch cams is helpful. The crux (hand crack on what looks like a slab) protects beautifully with two 1 inch cams.

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By Dominic Tracey
Oct 8, 2017

Was happy to have a green already clipped to the rope in my teeth when I launched off the cairn.

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