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TKO 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Mark Chapman drilled the bolts and Ed Barry did the FA?
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Submitted By: Bryan G on Oct 28, 2014

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Description 

One of the first rap-bolted lines in Yosemite. Begin by climbing up past the tree below Supplication, then move right and begin climbing up the fist-crack corner (Application). Place a high #4 Camalot and make a thin move out right onto the face to reach the first bolt. Then another thin move to the arete. Climb up the arete which is steep and a bit pumpy for a brief section. Then climb through another thin crux near the top.

Good climbing, great position.

Even though it's not that long of a pitch, you need 2 ropes to get down because the route traverses out over exposure.

Protection 

A couple pieces in the 2-4" range, and some long runners to extend the gear at the start. A handful of quickdraws.


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By Michael Dom
From: Seattle
Dec 12, 2016

Awesome route! The four definitely makes you feel better as clipping the first bolt requires some finesse.

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