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The Northern Groomsman
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Northern Groomsman, The T 

The Northern Groomsman 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b A2

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b A2 [details]
FA: Paul Stoner & D-C
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Paul S on Nov 7, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Northern Groomsman Topo

Description 

This route starts about 10' right of the line up the Southern Groomsman. It's the obvious obvious seam with a few pockets that leads to the top. A mix of cam and pecker placements will get you to a bolt, then a few more cam/spectre/pecker placements will finally get you to a decent crack in better, but a little hollow rock. Once you're here, it's easy to the summit.

Protection 

Offset cams, 2-3 sets of peckers, several #1 camalots, #.75 and a spectre. The anchor on top is a bolt and a slung horn, you'll most likely need some webbing.


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