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Trungle 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Roy Briton and Bob Ordner, 1985
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Feb 29, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Trungle, 5.8, Tennessee Wall

Description 

Easy climbing takes you up the corner into the cave. Finagle your way up out of the cave and into the short bombay chimney. Continue up the corner above to the roof up high. An airy traverse out left under the roof brings you to ring anchors.

There is a fair amount of hollow-sounding rock on this climb. Most of the big stuff seemed to be fairly well attached. Just pay attention and you'll be fine.

Location 

A little farther down the cliff from Boardwalk, The Garden, and Corner Pockets you'll encounter a large, left-facing corner with a cave in it part way up. There are two bolted sport lines on the right wall of the corner (Brazen Serpent, Mirage). Trungle goes up the corner and ends at the left end of the roof up high.

Protection 

A standard rack will do. There are placements for larger cams (#4,#5 Camalot) if you choose to bring them. Bolts with rap rings at the top.


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By tlacny
From: Atlanta
May 17, 2016
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Did this route on Sunday. The opening move above the cave is probably more in the 5.9 range than 5.8. You can put in a piece of gear to protect, but if you come off and have an inattentive belayer, you have the potential to hit the ground. Once above the semi-stemming/chimney section, the route eats gear like crazy.

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