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Black Pyre 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Salamanizer on Oct 11, 2006

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the crux

Seasonal Raptor Closure MORE INFO >>>


Thin flareing crack to a long flareing reach over a bulge. Double up under the bulge because you arn't getting anything in until you're over it.


Far west side of the Lower Buttress.


Cams Thin to 3"

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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Jan 9, 2007

I haven't done this one yet, but I've heard it's harder than the neighboring .11c, black magic.

EDIT: this turned out to be good beta. Much harder in my opinion than Black Magic.

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