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Beggar's Banquet 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 5 pitches, 755'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Chuck Lipinski, J.Mw.
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Submitted By: JMayhew on Sep 23, 2008

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Starting the raps, late afternoon.

Access is via PRIVATE land and may be CLOSED! MORE INFO >>>

Description 

1. Diagonal right past 4 bolts, then up and slightly left, passing original 2-bolt belay to a small ledge with 2-bolts. (5.9 , 160’)

2. Easy climbing wanders basically straight up past a bolt then a Ό” rivet to a large rock on a ledge and 3 bolts. (165’)

3. A hidden stopper placement protects the first bulge move to easier climbing. Up past a bolt to the huge ledge and a 2-bolt belay about 30’ left of main corner. (5.6+, 160’)

4. Walk right a bit until you can access a diagonalling series of scoops that lead up right past 2 bolts to a crack. Up crack then diagonal left to a 2-bolt belay. (5.7, 135')

5. Up and right along ledge systems to a small bulge with pro, about 20’ left of the corner. Turn bulge and climb up steep rock past bolt to another large ledge with 2-bolt belay. (5.8, 140’)

4th or easy 5th class to summit. Rap the route.

Location 

On the far right side of Table Dome is a huge left-facing corner about 2/3 of the way up the rock that is the end of “First Come , First Served.” “Beggar’s” last 2 pitches finish up about 30’ to the left. Start right out of the streambed on a section of smoothe gray rock about 100’ before the right side of the dome.

Rap the route with double-ropes.

Protection 

Minimal "backcountry rack"


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Lee leading p. 4
BETA PHOTO: Lee leading p. 4
Very nice slippery slab on pitch 1
Very nice slippery slab on pitch 1
From this view, "Beggar's" basically follows the right skyline of Table.
From this view, "Beggar's" basically follows the r...
Last bit to the top!
Last bit to the top!
Joe at the crux of p.5
BETA PHOTO: Joe at the crux of p.5
Lee following p. 3
BETA PHOTO: Lee following p. 3
The first pitch.
The first pitch.

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By dale polen
From: arivaca, az
Jan 11, 2012

I have done this route a couple of times. I find it to be great rock with great moderate climbing. Not for the meek of heart. I highly recommend this to anyone. Great job guys on putting it up for us.