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West Face 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13

Type:  Trad, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13 [details]
FA: Ray Ringle, John Steiger,'82
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Submitted By: 1Eric Rhicard on Nov 5, 2009

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Moves up a short crack/corner then right to a bolt then back left to shallow corner. Powerful moves get you past the bolt. An old school run out gets you to the ledge and a belay. from here move right and turn the roof. Modern cams will make this a bit safer or a .5 tricam.


Clmbs the west face of the Sphinx and moves right at the horizontal to a bolt at a bulge.


Light rack up to 3 camalot.

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By "Canada" Eric Ruljancich
Jan 13, 2010

Pulling the bulge after the bolt is brutal. 5.11 old, old school, when hardmen were hardmen.

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