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Wild Turkey Arete 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Eric Tipton & Kenn Kenaga, July 2000
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Aug 2, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Perspective of the climb.

Description 

The crux is passing the first bolt. Place a piece before stepping up to clip the bolt. Falling down the gully and dragging off your belayer would be unfortunate.

The Hidden Treasures East guidebook incorrectly lists 2 bolts. There is only one, right at the start and on the arete proper.

Location 

The farthest right route, up the hill on on the (climbers) right arete. Obvious first bolt to protect the opening moves around the arete and onto the face.

Protection 

Gear to 3". Natural anchor at top (very long sling for a block or several cracks to choose from.


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