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Celestial Mechanics 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Rob Robinson, Steve Goins 7/85
Season: needs a dry spell to be in condition
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Submitted By: chummer on Aug 22, 2010

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Description 

Celestial Mechanics is another of the classic hard roof cracks at the T-Wall. Of the three I consider the "Triple Crown" this one has the biggest roof. It's at least 25 feet or so. Plenty of length to fall off. It could be the easiest of the three. The invisible chair move halfway out the roof offers a good respite for the final wide pumping section.

This roof is unfortunately most often seeping wet. If it dries out make haste, clean it up, and work it till you send. It may be a while before it's in shape again. I missed my window of opportunity once and I still regret my mistake.

You can start this climb on the thin crack directly below the roof or 15' to the left.


Location 

This route is located down and right in the East Blossom sector of the T-Wall. When you hit the biggest roof at the crag you're there.


Protection 

Full rack.



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By James Arnold
From: Chattanooga
Feb 17, 2011

Anyone actually try this beast? I saw it dry in early september 2010...Good story of the FA in the new guide...