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Desperado (Roof Variation) 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: David Babich, George Connor, 1978
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Submitted By: Ryan Kosh on May 18, 2009

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Description 

Climb the East Face to a bolted belay then follow the roof (crux) on the right crack system above the belay.

Location 

Rappel the west side via tattered webbing and a ring. A 60m rope is just long enough for the rappel.

Protection 

Pro to 3" The crack above the roof takes #3 and #4 C4's.


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By Sam Prentice
Jun 14, 2010

Heard the lower half of this is a more recent route called Thanksgiving put up by Aidan McGuire, but the description and FA date have me confused. Anyone have more details?