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Upper Cut 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Alvino Pon and Mark Pell, 1995
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Submitted By: tobias Nitschke on May 5, 2003

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This is the obvious second pitch to "Body English". There are some nice moves through a roof--a bit pumpy if you're the one placing the gear--then you're pretty much done. Rappel back to last belay anchor (you'll have to angle out to the east a bit) or there may be a tree with slings a bit to the west.

Per Mark Pell: this originally was done as a second pitch for Mama Said Knock You Out.

Protection 

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By Mark Pell
Mar 23, 2014

FA 1995 by me and Alvino Pon. Upper Cut was actually done first as Pitch 2 of Mama Said Knock You Out, but it does make a nice second lead for Body English and is a standard right-hand exit for any route that goes to the central ledge. A quick dose of exposure at the crux as you pull over into the corner, then it's a cruise on good pro with a couple of airy stems. You can make a clean belay right there at the finish and bring up your second with a nice view of the action. To descend, walk left about 20' or so to the Curse Of Eve belay/descent anchor and do a short rap straight back to the ledge, then down again from the belay bolts/chains in the roof there. One 50m rope is plenty long for both raps. Going all the way to the ground with double ropes is possible but a very hard pull and not recommended. Another rappel route is to scramble right about 20' from the finish and locate the belay/descent anchor on top of Bust A Move. Do two single-rope raps by also using the anchor on the big ledge above Only The Strong, at the base of the angled ramp as seen from above. This is a good opportunity to look over Bust A Move on your way down, or maybe TR it or dress it for a quick pinkpoint lead.

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