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Black Fly 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Gardiner and Mary Perry, Carol mahen (1958)
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Submitted By: derek nabozny on Jun 20, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Derek Nabozny on black fly

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Description 

A fun, short moderate climb close to the Trapps bridge. The crux is a crack about 2/3 of the way up.

Start in a shallow left-facing ramp, and climb up to the large pine. Walk off left.

V1. climb crack 10 feet to the right of start (5.5)

Location 

Directly to the right of Easy Keyhole. The area is often crowded - it's a very easy toproping or guiding location.

Protection 

Standard rack.


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By gblauer
From: Wayne, PA
Oct 15, 2011

Easy climb, protects well, good for a leader looking to break into the 5's. Bring a cordalette to sling the large tree at the top of the climb.
By Gunkiemike
Apr 3, 2015

Much better to walk off to climbers' RIGHT.
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