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Easter Overhang 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: FA Jim Stuart, Dave Beckstead 1962 FFA Jim Madsen, Ron Burgner 1967
Season: summer to fall
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Submitted By: Karsten on Mar 27, 2006

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Climb Description 

This is a fantastic line up a classic feature that resembles two of the ancient statues from the pacific Easter Island. You'll enjoy the jams and physical moves of the crux going out the roof. T

Start in a short corner (wild traverse 5.9). Once you get to a ledge system 20ft up traverse right to the easter overhang crack proper. This crack begin with perfect hands and widens up higher. Continue out the roof and pull the lip. Belay off of gear back in a flare.

Protection to #3.5 camalots. In order to prevent ropedrag on this long pitch it is recommended to backclean gear on the lower dihedral to the left.


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By Jesse James
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Apr 13, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Don't be scared off by the offwidth description in the Climbing washington book. There are actually a few holds that make it quite a bit easier than it looks. If I remember correctly, there is a good looking pin at the bulge.
By jordand
From: Seattle, WA
Sep 1, 2014

This route ends in a squeeze chimney that goes on longer than you'd expect. Don't expect a pleasant top out after you get past the bulge.