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Whalehunter 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: burboeck on Jun 12, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Far left of the Good Book Wall. 1. Meryl's Crack...

Description 

Ascend directly up the center and continue straight up through the roof (crux). Follow a small crack up most of the rest of the way, traverse slightly left and then reach the top.

Protection 

Trees for TR, no fixed gear


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By jon crefeld
Apr 11, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Recently jumped on this - and it is much improved. Very little lose rock and the first half is just big move from jug to jug. This climb is up there with the best.
By kenr
May 27, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

We started on the right side of the small arete below the roof, then moved onto the arete just below the rood.
(unlike "My Climb is Ishmael" which starts on the left side of the arete).

I guess now that everybody practices roof moves on plastic all the time, some people feel like this one is only 5.9, but I'd say that the crux move on Whalehunter is obviously more strenuous than the hardest moves on some Gunks 9s, thinking of Ants Line and Bonnie's Roof.

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