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White Whale 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: unknown
Season: March - October
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Submitted By: Shane Zumpf on Apr 25, 2009

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Selfies taken at top of White Whale. Fun climb do...

Description 

The crux is down low moving over the first bolt. Please note that clipping the first bolt can be a little scary if you're not confident at the grade. The next 3 bolts the climbing stays nice and consistent and this is the only reason I'd say it deserves the 10a rating.

Location 

Furthest right climb on the wall. This route is just barely to the right of barrier reef. Pay attention to the bolts as you go up. White Whale uses the glue in bolts and Barrier Reef uses the mechanical. Yes these routes are that close together...

Protection 

6 bolts/chain anchor


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By das1405
From: Portland
Nov 11, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I believe this route is called Great White rated 10.c in the guidebook. However it seemed easy for the grade. I'd agree with the 10a assesment. fun climb.