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Up and Cwming 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Kent/Mabe 10/2014
New Route: Yes
Season: not summer
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Submitted By: Kevin Kent on Oct 13, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: The bottom part of the route from the large ledge....

Description 

Rap 80' down to small belay ledge. From ledge go up and right to excellent mostly hand sized crack, arriving at a spacious ledge after 30'. From the ledge go up and left into thin crack in a shallow dihedral, stemming and using face holds.
Short people like me might opt for a super fun all out dyno off the ledge to a big jug to get established in the corner.

Location 

Walk along the north side until you see an oddly shaped medium sized ponderosa (to me it was reminiscent of a truffula tree) about 30-40' feet back from the rim. The route is generally below this spot. The small belay ledge is 15' right and 15' below the ledge marking the start of the Caul of the Child fingercrack/stembox.

Protection 

Small nuts and doubles from 00 C3 to .5 C4. Singles from C4 .75 - #2

Large stoppers and a micro cam for the belay.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Up and Cwming, top marked with red arrow. belay on...
BETA PHOTO: Up and Cwming, top marked with red arrow. belay on...
Rock Climbing Photo: The top part of the route from the ledge 30' up
BETA PHOTO: The top part of the route from the ledge 30' up

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By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 13, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Potential to be rather amazing with clever sequences at a manageable grade especially compared to the other Cwm-Corners. The step off the belay over space is pretty exciting as well as the bomber hand crack and exposed thin crack with JUGS! Volunteer's scruffy version of Loose Lips.