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Cool Cliff 170 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 400', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jerry Anderson, Bruce Price, John Yates, 3/1970 FFA: John Dill, Phil Gleason, 1973
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Submitted By: Jeff Scheuerell on Feb 20, 2010
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Description 

You will be hard pressed to find anyone who has done this route as well as find anyone willing to give it a go. This is an adventure route. Probably the dirtiest climb I have ever done but the climbing is classic and well protectable. There are two starts. The right hand start has been cleaned up a bit and most of the loose rock is now gone. After a long pitch it ends at 2 new 3/8" bolts with chains. The left starts out nice, although vegetated, but the rock quality gets very poor at the small roof. There is a three pin anchor below the roof in questionable rock which I recommend you climb past and continue to the same bolted station as the right variation.


Location 

This is the giant left facing corner immediately left of Stone Quest.


Protection 

micro cams to a #6 Camalot and I highly recommend a brush, which I did not have.



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