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Lantern Hill
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Black Beard T,TR 
Indian Wrestler TR 
Jolly Roger TR 
Porcelain Arete TR 
Sharper Image TR 
Starting Point T 
Zen Master TR 
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Black Beard 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: tommyguns on Jul 11, 2013

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Jbon working his mettle on the Bearded Blackness!

Description 

A great climb right off the trail and probable the tallest climb at Latern Hill. Enjoy the views of the pond from up top.


Location 

Main Face directly below the left facing corner the forms highest point of the cliff. A route called Sharper Image is to the left and the route called Jolly Roger is to the right.


Protection 

Standard Rack - No Fixed Gear or Anchors - Long Webbing or Static Rope From Trees For Toperope



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I'm off route and actually more on Jolly Roger. Black Beard is several feet left and stays below the prominent left facing corner.
I'm off route and actually more on Jolly Roger. Bl...
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By micah richard
Aug 10, 2013

This is a good lead with at least pg gear. Follow the crack,gear, and head for the left facing corner up top. To get full value,climb the arete of the corner on top. Or bail to left for easy finish.

By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Aug 10, 2013

"...at least pg gear..." Yup...this lead is about as "G" as they come. You can plug gear in prodigiously along the entire route including up the top arÍte. It may be a little hard for new 5.7 leaders to place gear (one-handed stances) but it takes bomber gear if you are competent at placing it.