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Balti Porter 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Nick Stayner on Oct 25, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Balti Porter follows straight up through the corne...

Description 

Fun climbing, if a bit lichen-covered in top. The pitch lacks a description in Shull's select guidebook and thus suffers from relative obscurity. Look for it on the topo, though.
P1- Climb Hindu Kush's first pitch. 5.8, 60'
P2- From the belay anchor, head straight up to a left-facing corner/roof. Continue up this main left-facing corner to the top of the cliff, and top out near KB Capers's topout. It's really more like Hindu Kush's direct finish. 5.10-, 110'


Location 

Route starts on the top of P1 of Hindu Kush.


Protection 

Standard Shiprock rack (set of stoppers, double cams from 00 TCU-.75 camalot, 1 ea. #1/#2 camalot)



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