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Worthy Endeavor 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 100', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Drew Spaulding, Justin Day, Aug. '13
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Drew Spaulding on Feb 1, 2014

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Start off in the rightward of 3 cracks at the base til the crack starts to tighten. Step right, clipping 2 bolts, to gain the long, leftward-leaning crack system to the top. There are multiple 5.10 cruxes with the thin 5.11 crux coming after the 2-bolt traverse. Lots of "potato chip flakes" needed to be cleaned and still more to do.... Demanding crack climbing!


Gear to 4" and 3 bolts protect this high alpine gem. Use the 2-bolt anchor w/chains for the descent.

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By Rob Dillon
Feb 1, 2014

By Drew Spaulding
From: Boulder, CO
Feb 2, 2014

The 3 creek crossings (4WD) are the initial crux of this route! LOL

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