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West Wave 

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

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: kenr on Feb 17, 2016

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Description 

Interesting face moves on mostly positive holds (after a thin thoughtful start).

Go straight up the middle of the face.

As of 2016 this rock has not been climbed or tested much, so not unlikely if some of it breaks loose. Therefore the climber should wear a helmet, and the belayer and any other persons should stay way off to one side or the other - (not underneath the climber) - (also not anywhere out in front of the route, because falling rocks can bounce and ricochet way out away from the wall).

Location 

Just left of The Wave (with three bolts above), is a detached block/pillar about 12 feet high and 8 feet wide. This route starts on the face about seven feet left (west) from the left edge of that block/pillar.

About 50-70 feet east from the access / descent scramble down from the north-side parking.

Protection 

for Top-Roping, must construct Trad anchor above route. Or use the two-bolt top anchor for The Wave with Trad directional placements.

Protection for Trad leading is unknown and likely inadequate.


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