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Black Eye 

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

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

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BETA PHOTO: Black Eye, 5.9+, R

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 ...
Anne Raubach toproping "Black Eye," 5.9 ...

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By Rodger Raubach
Oct 14, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 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.
By dnaiscool
2 days ago

There has been a fatality here when someone leading the climb ripped their pro...not a good anything but TR. Cranny is a far better route.
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