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Aerial Bondage T,S 
Aerial Book T,TR 
Aerohead T,S 
Aeronaut T,S 
Aerospace T,S 
Arete Bandit T 
Bachar Yer Aryan T 
Bat's Ass Dihedral T,TR 
Brevitata T 
Climb Of The Century T 
Cuban Bluegrass T 
Emerald City T 
Evictor, The T 
Faulty Logic T,S 
Final Eviction (aka Freeline), The T 
Fraid Line T 
Kaisho T,TR 
Kangaroo Tail T 
Leisure Time Arete TR 
Must'a Been High T 
N.I.C T 
Over and Out T 
Over the Hill T 
Scenic Route T 
Surf's Up T,S 
Trident T 
Ventura Highway T 
Wendego T 
Windy T 

Aeronaut 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Richard Rossiter & Joyce Rossiter - 1987
Fixed Hardware: 4 Lead Bolts [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Sep 8, 2003

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Description 

Aeronaut is naut really its own route, but is a fantastic continuation to Aerospace (hence the 3 stars).

From the bolted anchor atop Aerospace, head left across some loose, rotten rock to a roof. A few stoppers can be had at this roof, and there is a bolt just over it. Pull the roof to a large, positive shelf, and then do a committing mantle onto this shelf. From here, slab climb and work the arete past a few more bulges (and bolts) to the top.

Shameless beta follows:

Spend a long time like I did trying to figure out how the roof could possibly be 11b (the big hold looks so close from the belay but it's agonizingly out of reach), or, instead, work your left foot into an unlikely jam in a slot under the roof, reach up with your left hand to an intermediate crimp a foot below the big hold, and go from there.

Wonderful finish to a fantastic route!


Protection 

4 or 5 bolts, small wires.



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By Chris White
From: Boulder
Apr 23, 2006

This is a good pitch. Great finish after climbing Aerospace and Arrowhead. Look down and to the climbers left from the top of Aerohead for the start.