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This fun route ascends clean, exposed, alpine granite. From the bolted belay, climb onto the arete and follow it up to an engaging face that tops out on a beautiful ledge system.
Approach by climbing the stellar 5.7, Lincoln Lake Apron. From the last belay, traverse left to a bolted belay station at the base of the arete (red and yellow dotted line on topo).
It is also possible to rappel 30 meters from the route's summit anchors to a ledge, above and left of the bolted belay, with a separate anchor. From the ledge, three or four bolts connect to the headwall, bypassing the arete.
Bolts to fixed anchors.
|Comments on Emancipation Arete
|By Crag Dweller|
From: Denver, CO
Aug 3, 2013
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
A good, very well-bolted route. Felt a little stiff for 10-. There is also a bit of exfoliation still occurring so don't be surprised if that little edge you're holding on to breaks away as you pull on it.