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Check Point Charlie 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 115'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Shaun Greene on May 5, 2008

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Description 

The crux is down low where the route overhangs slightly. Takes nuts really well and the rock is really solid the whole way. Route follows multiple crack systems but is rather obvious when you begin climbing. Avoid clipping the bolts for fowl play too soon. This route officially ends when you reach the large ledge about 3/4 of the way up Fowl Play. Continue up Fowl Play clipping its bolts until the Fowl Play anchor is reached.


Location 

Between Fowl Play and the Bee Pitch. Crack angles rather steeply to climbers left and then gets a bit thinner after a slight ledge is reached.You will be changing cracks multiple times during the climb. Avoid clipping fowl play bolts to early in the climb. Rap from Fowl Play anchors using a 70 m rope.


Protection 

Standard rack will suffice. As with all the routes on bumble bee, it takes nuts really well.
Finish at the anchors for Fowl Play.



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