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Trail Slab - Right Corner 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: TR Sharon + Ken Roberts
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Submitted By: kenr on Aug 7, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Melchsee: Trail Slab + Shelves from E B. Left Cor...


Interesting fun moves.

Around the left side of the detached flake, then up the left-facing corner (which trends slightly left-ward) to the top.

warning: The rock on and near this route has not been climbed much yet, and some of the rock is still breakable and loose -- so the belayer and other people should stand far away from underneath the climber.


Below left end of twelve-feet-high detached flake which is about twenty feet uphill right from where main access trail meets cliff.

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Two-bolt top anchor (no connect, no lower-off), but no intermediate bolts for leading or directional TR (as of 2017).
. . (Both bolts and upper hanger are 304 Stainless; but due to a mistake in purchasing, the lower hanger is Plated-Steel - until it gets replaced. Bolt and hangers installed August 2017).

Top-Roping: Top-Roping: Perhaps could use trees at the top of the cliff for protection for the group leader to use rope to get down to top anchor.
warning: Lots of loose rock on slope between trees and top of continuous rock as of 2017, so clean this (with no one anywhere near underneath) before doing any top-roping.

For ideas about how to get access to set up top anchor, see Description page for Melchsee sector.

Protection for Trad leading is unknown and likely inadequate.

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