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Drive 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: 2012
New Route: Yes
Season: Apr - Nov
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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Dec 24, 2012
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Breaking above the trees on the FA.

Description 

The hardest move is getting off the ground. While nothing is that difficult afterward, the climb is interesting, tall, and worth a run. It needs better cleaning.
P1: Move up (crux) to an awkward stance below a right-facing flake/crack. Climb crack to easier terrain, stepping over a narrow chimney, then belay on the ledge.
P2: Climb face via intermittent cracks up to a brushy ledge right of a spruce tree. Climb the vertical crack to the top of the cliff.


Location 

On a boulder pedestal near the outside edge of the large right-facing corner comprising the left side of the Amphitheatre. This is about 30' right of Amnesia Chasm.


Protection 

Standard trad rack. Micro-cams (C3s) needed to protect the initial moves.
There is a fixed rappel anchor 40' climber's right from the top-out, which accesses the anchors of Amphitheatre Crack (i.e., two rappels needed).



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