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THE GUARDIAN
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The Guardian 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Pete DeLannoy, Karl Braeseke, Paul Muehl 7/19/83
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Submitted By: Wilson On The Drums on Jun 14, 2015

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Description 

wonderful corner climb. atypical of the area in the fact that it is not very slabby and kicks you back as you surmount the bulge. this would be a very hard onsight lead as the gear to supplement the old pitons is small and tricky. stem the dihedral and try not to let the bulge push you off.

Location 

Locate the route tower of teeth. this is just left. it is an obvious dihedral with a thin seam.

Protection 

small gear (small nuts, c3 cams) to protect the crux. the seam is thin and shallow. 3 rusty pitons from 1983 haha.


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By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Jun 14, 2015

a great route to set up a TR after leading tower of teeth or the guardian face. pg-13 if you're relying on the pitons from the 80s. they're rusted and seized up.