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When Doves Cry 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 155'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: applewood on Oct 30, 2013

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Description 

WHEN DOVES CRY 5.10d ** (2 pitch) M
An adventure - big exposure, some questionable rock, but also great pro and climbing.
P1 – 5.10 * 85’ M (4b) Begin low on the right end of the big West face, climb diagonally left through the crumbling offwidth/corner/roof. Belay at mid-face at the 2 ring anchors.
P2 – 5.10d ** 70’ M (5b) - Climb directly up to the 2 bolt anchor/belay at the top of the arête. Sustained and interesting climbing needs a wide range of cams to protect.

Location 

In the middle of the largest west face of Big Butte (above the huge boulders)

Protection 

Mixed - wide range of cams needed.


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