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Arch Rock Direct 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Brian Becker, 1975
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Jun 21, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: The two bolts on Arch Rock Direct -- picture taken...

Description 

From the top of the Tilted Tower, climb about 6 feet down the back side to the wall. Clip a bolt about 10 feet from where the tower and the wall meet, and continue up the fun face over sculptured granite to the second bolt. Pass a set of anchors on the right and aim for the low point along the overlap (runout). The moves through the overlap protect well with a couple of medium camalots. At the low point in the overlap, step up into a small bowl and pull up through. Continue toward the summit through a series of curious water basins. The route ends near the top of the Regular Route. Walk off to the right.

Protection 

2 bolts, medium cams for the overlap.


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Looking down from the top of Arch Rock Direct to Brenda who is at the anchors at the top of the Middle Dihedral.
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By Larry Shaw
May 29, 2004
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I remember 2 bolts but the rest of the climb was super easy on bathtubs...bust the roof at the top at around .6 or .7. fun stuff.