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Couch Surfer 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: Mike Thompson, Manny Rangel
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: manuel rangel on Aug 20, 2012
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Sami working the start of the crack and her first ...

Description 

I think getting past the initial crack seemed to be the crux. It is a fun romp up to the top. Use caution at the end; we did clean some loose stuff on the right of the arete; Mike went left and I went right to top.


Location 

Walk to slick slot at end of the wall, pass Uberfall and the crack is up and left at top of slot. Look for a layered slab to a hand crack then continue to anchor. Anchor biners


Protection 

single rack cams, nuts, slings and QDs; large slings for top. I slung the very top of the arete.



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By Micah Kurtz
Sep 28, 2013

This would be a great route for a first timer. Its also good for practice on placing gear.