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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R

Type:  Trad, 7 pitches, 1400', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: Paul Ross & Layne Potter 4/23/2002
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT Ross on Sep 8, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: A)Triple Buttress Area B)Sinister Slab.5.7R C)Sedu...


P1.Head up the slab to a bolt which protects the moves into the groove. 5.9 180ft
P2.Up groove to flake belay. 5.5R 200ft
P3.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P4.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P5.Up groove to bolt belay. 5.0 200ft
P6.Follow dyke to bolt belay. 5.0 180ft
P7.4th class past a tree then left up ridge to a great summit and views.

Descent:4th class down to top of P6 then rap the route.


This route climbs the central section of the formation by a large prominent scoop which extends for over a thousand feet.
Start between the 2nd and 3rd wave left of the chocolate-topped wave next to Surfing the Swell.
A great introducton to the Slabs.
Approach may be a little shorter from Three Fingers Canyon.
See Surfing the Swell for topo Photo


Bolts,set of cams from .5" to 4". Two 60m ropes.
Bolt kit may be usefull in case of need to backup the single bolt belays.

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