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Across the View 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio, Mike Baker, Mike McGill
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Submitted By: George Perkins on Jul 16, 2009

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Description 

Across the View has fun moves, but is licheny, due to lack of traffic.

Scramble up to the alcove ledge by the easiest path, which should be no harder than 5.2 (optional belay). A steep section past the first bolt is much easier than it looks, because the huecos are huge. Above, bust left up a black streak through the overhanging crux, to a physical exit move on lichen-covered holds. The hardest part is a 2 or 3 move sequence of tough moves, but if you read them quickly, it may feel soft for the grade.

The 2-bolt anchor has only hangers (no chains or links), so continue 5' farther to the Presumed to be Modern anchor, or bring some gear to upgrade the anchor.

A 60m rope will just barely reach from the ground to the anchor, and back to the ground, with rope stretch.

Location 

Across the View is the left bolted line on Gallery Wall. It shares the start with Presumed..

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor (one more bolt than listed in the guidebook). This anchor has nothing to lower or rappel from, but if you bring an extra draw, you can clip it, and easily continue to the higher anchor for Presumed to be Modern.


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