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Black Eye 

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

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 11, 2006
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Description 

a loose, scary face climb


Location 

It starts up Simpatico, but then moves left onto a steep buttress with a bolt and then a left-slanting crack.


Protection 

one bolt and a few pieces of gear



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Anne Raubach toproping "Black Eye," 5.9 (R).
Anne Raubach toproping "Black Eye," 5.9 (R).
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By Rodger Raubach
Oct 14, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R

Difficult and pretty dangerous due to crumbly rock. Definitely not a good solo, but an O.K. lead... Probably best left as a top rope climb, though.