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The Outsiders 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R [details]
FA: Russ Raffa, Paul Trapani, Laura Chaiten, & Iza Trapani, 1983
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Submitted By: Vernon Stiefel on May 24, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: The Outsiders, 5.11a R


This climb ascends an attractive dihedral high on the north end of the Arid Piles. Difficult face climbing gains the first of two bolts. The crux is getting to the second bolt but hard moves continue past the second bolt until a large plate is reached. Easier climbing leads to a mantle protected by small stoppers / brass. Two out of five stars.


Quickdraws for two 1/4" bolts and a couple of brass pieces / small stoppers. Small cams and one bolt for an anchor. Adventurous walkoff to the northeast for the descent.

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By Anonymous Coward
Jan 9, 2005

These bolts were placed on rappel by "outsiders" from the Gunks. This was one of the first rap-bolted routes in Josh.

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