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Downcast 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Kurtz on Sep 24, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: The first section of Downcast (just in the shadow)
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Description 

The climb has two sections. The first 50 foot section is a nice large-hand crack in a left-facing corner. A smaller crack parallels on the left. You'll then reach a ledge with small trees.

The second 40 foot section...


Location 

Look for the largest left-facing corner. You'll notice that the ground drops off very steeply to the right of the corner and you'll see a couple of chimneys/roof systems (Black Clound and Journey to the Center of the Earth) to the right.


Protection 

Large cams are very welcome in the first section. Suitable trees for anchors are at the top.



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Amazing second section of Downcast. Pic 1.  The broken crack on the right is the top of Crossover
BETA PHOTO: Amazing second section of Downcast. Pic 1. The br...
Amazing second section of Downcast. Pic 2
BETA PHOTO: Amazing second section of Downcast. Pic 2
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