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Turning Point 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 160'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: applewood on Nov 7, 2014

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Description 

TURNING POINT 5.9 ** 160' or 2 pitch F/M (7-14b)
Begin about 50’ left of the start of “Beside the Point” in the little alcove between two Serviceberry bushes (left of the main corner on the left (SW) end of Windy Pont).

P1 – 5.9 ** 85'’ F/M (7b) - Climb the pile of naturally stacked large rocks behind the larger Serviceberry clump and ascend the face above heading right towards the corner. A couple of pieces of gear are possible for extra protection exiting the corner (#10 hex and #.5 cam) Belay at the 2 ring anchors at the base of the upper slab.
P2 – 5.8 * 75'’ F (7b) - From the 2 ring belay traverse right and follow the bolts up the left side of the upper slab. Directional bolt at the top and 2 chain anchors 10'’ to the right.

Location 

Begins 50' left of "Beside the Point" at the far left (SW) end of the South Face.

Protection 

Fixed with a couple of pieces of gear possible but not essential on the first pitch.


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