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Cemetary Vault 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bert Arsego, John Reppy 1955
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Submitted By: John Peterson on Feb 22, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: From another angle

Description 

A huge, slightly overhung corner at the north end of Ragged. Walk past the low-angle slabs in the Cave Slab area and then look straight up to see the route.

Climb a double crack about 20' to a ledge and into the base of the huge overhanging left-facing corner. Follow the crack up the corner to the top. Well protected and exposed.

Protection 

Standard Ragged rack.


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Looking up the route
Looking up the route
Starts on a ledge in the dark area between the center and right trees. Follow the crack in the dark crescent.
BETA PHOTO: Starts on a ledge in the dark area between the cen...
Ritwik in the meat of the corner
Ritwik in the meat of the corner

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By Jim O'Brien
From: Branford, CT
Oct 27, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Seems like a neglected climb, the start is a bit crappy, but working up the dihedral is grand- great stemming, didn't know I could do a split! Overall a good climb, anchor situation sucks at the top, typical.
By J Antin
From: Denver, CO
Aug 11, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This climb is terrific for the grade. From the ground, it looks way more difficult than it is - Definitely worth doing!

BETA>>> It was very nice to have a #3 Camelot on the final section.
By Devin Krevetski
From: West Woodstock, VT
Sep 16, 2010

The part that looks hard is easy, and vice versa
By Kurtz
Sep 10, 2012

All the above comments are spot on! However, the attached picture doesn't look like C.V. to me.
By KTH
From: Southington, Connecticut
Aug 18, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

If this route were named Squirrel or something, it might see the traffic it deserves. Final corner is a hoot and nowhere near as hard as it looks. Great option when the right end moderates are occupied.