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On Ballet viewed from the approach trail.
Approach: scramble up a ramp to a small ledge and set up an anchor.
Pitch 1: climb a thin crack in a corner, then work left and climb a slab. Climb a steep corner with a hand crack and move left to a good belay ledge.
Pitch 2: traverse right and climb a right-facing corner to a slab. Angle left up the slab to a chimney/gully, and continue up to a 2-bolt anchor.
Pitch 3: Move right and climb a flake with a wide crack, then up a slab to a big ledge.
Rappel descent (easier): traverse right on the ledge to a 2-bolt rappel anchor with slings, then do two rappels to the gully by Bolt Cola.
Walk-off descent (longer): traverse left across chimney, then continue left on ledges until it's possible to down-climb to easier terrain.
On this route:
(5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a