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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Taino on Jan 4, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Portrait


Never climbed this one; including it for completeness sake. Rating gleaned from conversation with others.


This route is on the left arete of the large block to left of Terror Dome. Start at left arete and traverse right to vertical crack in face. Climb face just to right of arete to big ledge. Follow crack to top. Easy walk-off.


Uknown, but allegedly adequate. All gear anchor at top. Watch out for copperheads in the cracks.

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By Dana Bartlett
From: CT
Jul 4, 2010

The gear at the top is adequate, but no more than that.
By rogerbenton
Jun 24, 2012

i thought this had a few nice moves.

this also has a possible direct start but it's dicey:

jump to the good hold under the main face at the arete and campus/heel hook your way to a stance. a little harder than the direct start to the route on the right.
By Gunkiemike
Sep 3, 2014

I don't remember any "vertical crack in the face" on the lower part of this route. Once you're on the face (I make the big step off the block on the left onto the arete) it's basically just moving from horizontal to horizontal (with gear in each one). The upper face is steep so getting the gear requires a bit of stamina, but it was more than adequate; I think I placed two stoppers and a couple cams in that last 20 feet. Overall a very good face climb.
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