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Arete Direct 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: M. Hartley
Season: Spring-Fall
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Submitted By: Rob Griz on Jul 30, 2013

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Description 

This is a great trad line that runs a sweet arete to a slabby finish. It has solid climbing with thin gear.

Begin the route at the base of the chimney and trend out on the arete. A single 60m rope will do, 2 raps get you down via fixed anchors.


Location 

Take the usual trail to the lower slab of the left wall, and continue to trend right under the wall, heading up into the large chimney.


Protection 

Small to medium cams and a bunch of small nuts/RPs. There is an anchor 50' below the finish for a route right, but run the natural seam up higher to the true finish at the upper anchors.



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By D. Snyder
From: Golden, CO
May 26, 2014

Some supreme dork has bolted this long established TRAD route! Damn shame!