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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: Yvon Chouinard 1980
Season: Year around
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Submitted By: Chad Parker on Jul 6, 2015

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Mike Watson at the run out face section 5.5


The crux is just over half way up just past a bolt where pro is almost impossible. The first half is mostly face climbing straight up to the bolt under the over hang or climb the crack on the left up and slightly right putting in pro in various cracks. After the bolt follow a crack up past a couple of trees to the anchor which is also the rap station for Ending Crack and Tree Root.


The start is about 15 feet right of Ending Crack and about 20 feet left of Tree Root. You can only rap off with a 70m rope or use two ropes.


.3 to #2 cam. One set of nuts and runners to prevent rope drag.

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Rock Climbing Photo: There is a bolt under the triangle shaped ceiling ...
BETA PHOTO: There is a bolt under the triangle shaped ceiling ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Route F is Wadka.
BETA PHOTO: Route F is Wadka.

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By Alex Bury
From: Ojai, CA
Jul 6, 2015

FA Yvon Chouinard, 1980.
Thanks for posting, Chad. Let's rope up soon.
By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Jul 7, 2015

Very common and worthwhile top-rope after rappelling from the bolted anchor to the right of Ending Crack.
By Chad Parker
From: Ventura, California
Jul 7, 2015

Awesome Alex and Matthew. Thank you.

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