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Around Right S 
Ball Chopper T,S 
Bonsai S 
Cape of Good Hope T,S 
Cape Point T,S 
Chucky Bill T,S 
Dihedral S 
Excited Delirium T 
Finding Forester S 
Hotness S 
Hymanizer T,S 
LA Woman? T 
Lemon Peel S 
Mudslide T 
NoJo S 
Slopestyle T 
Tons of Fun T,S 
Unnamed T,S 
Vertical Alluvium T,S 
Via Manolo S 
Wildflower S 
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Cape of Good Hope 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Gary N, 4/2013
New Route: Yes
Fixed Hardware: 6 Lead Bolts, 2 Anchor Bolts [details]
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Page Views: 752
Submitted By: Gary N on May 1, 2013

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Mike on the lower part of Cape of Good Hope, 5.10c...

Description 

Located on a prominent prow I like to call "The Flying Dutchman", 'Cape of Good Hope' ascends the left side of this feature. Easy and enjoyable climbing leads to a high 1st bolt. Continue upwards, following the bolt line or just right of the bolts. The crux presents itself around the 4th and 5th bolts with a puzzling transition up to the 6th bolt. After clipping the 6th bolt, head right to a nice crack and a good rest. From here, it's easier traditional climbing up cracks and blocks. There are some fun exit moves to get to a 2-bolt anchor with chains and quick-links.

Location 

From the Main Wall on the West Side, go North (upstream) about 100 meters. You can't miss "The Flying Dutchman", a prominent prow on the West Side. This route is just to the left of 'Cape Point' and about halfway between the Main Wall and 'NoJo'.

Protection 

6 bolts for the bottom half of the climb leads you to easier traditional climbing for the second half. A light rack of cams up to #3 BD C4, a single set of nuts, and slings will get you to the top. A nice 2-bolt anchor with chains and quick-links are at the top to rappel down.


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Cape of Good Hope, 5.10c.
BETA PHOTO: Cape of Good Hope, 5.10c.
A view of "The Flying Dutchman".
BETA PHOTO: A view of "The Flying Dutchman".
Mike nearing the crux of Cape of Good Hope, 5.10c.
BETA PHOTO: Mike nearing the crux of Cape of Good Hope, 5.10c.

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