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Cygnus X-1 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: FA: (1984)
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Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Dec 6, 2011

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Description 

Start 7 ft. right of Carry's Corner climbing up the thin face to the roof. Step out and right around the dihedral then climb up and left above the roof to an stance on the arete. Climb the rest of the Ragged Edge Arete, moving to the right face to topout.

Location 

To the right of Carry's Corner and left of the Ragged Edge.

Protection 

Top rope with some long anchor runners.


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By Miike
From: MA/CT border
May 30, 2012

this route would be a super classic lead if it was bolted, as it is now its just an OK top rope.
By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Jun 5, 2012

This line sucks, I don't know what you're talking about Mobes... Ken couldn't climb the real line so instead he made up this bullshit variation.
By Miike
From: MA/CT border
Jun 7, 2012

ha, I dont know and cant keep track of all of these pseudo TR lines Ken made up to pad his book out. I'm talking about the obvious arete to the right of carey corner whatever the fuck its called. It would be a bolted classic in any other state.
By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Aug 30, 2012

Ahhhh...you must mean the new Golden Age variation? ;-)