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Ridge 2
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Arete Funicello S 
Bladerunner S 
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Dry Heave T 
Haul Off and Heave T,S 
Heave Ho T 
Mouth of the South T,S 
Move Like a Stud T 
Safecracker T,S 
Slab Left S 
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Sleeping Digit T 
South of the Mouth T 
Sportin' a Woodie S 

Arete Funicello 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dave Fortner, 1989
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Apr 11, 2002

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Description 

Hump almost to the North end of Ridge 2, and you will find a sweet, little arete. I can't believe that it took three years to check this out after listening to Dave rave about this line.

The climbing begins directly below the arete in a small roof/corner. Surmount this cruxy problem to gain a stance on the arete. Work the arete on nice, clean edges and a series of sweet moves that are probably never harder than 5.9.

Too bad this line is sooo short!! Arete Funicello kicks up good stone, fun climbing, and a gorgeous arete.


Protection 

Half a dozen draws and a rope. Walk off left, but belay the second on the right over the top.



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By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Jun 1, 2012

If necessary, you can carefully throw your rope around the top of this climb and rappel off.