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Yew Nosemite 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Chris Whisenhunt on Jan 29, 2013

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Start in a left facing corner directly to the right of New Yosemite and work your way up to the first horizontal and build a life nest. From there it seems that there are two different options. Head directly up using a sloping two finger pocket and a heel hook and then traverse right to the second horizontal. Or from the first horizontal stay low and traverse over to some small crimps and slowing edges. Make big move to small holds and traverse in right to the second horizontals. The first way is better protected, however the guidebook says go right, which puts you in a pretty bad place if you botch the moves to the second horizontal. Clear as mud?

Load up the second horizontal with tcus and smear those feet high for a big move utilizing a bad pinch. Move out of that sequence, clip the bolt and finish up easy terrain.


The left facing corner directly to the right of New Yosemite.


There are two horizontals that protect all of the busines and those will eat yellow - red tcus. After the second horizontal there is a bolt to protect the upper moves, not that they are any harder than 5.8. Anchors at the top.

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