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The Heretic 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Louie Anderson, April 1994
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 4, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: "The Heretic". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This challenging sport route is found on the slightly-overhanging west face of the Pope's Cape, a large block sitting just below the much larger and distinctively shaped Pope's Hat.

An awkward and somewhat funky thin crack/seam at the start leads to difficult moves higher on a portion of knobby rock and finishes with crux moves near the top as you deal with a bit of classic Joshua Tree thin face - luckily the friction is good.


Protection 

7 bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap


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