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Royal Arches
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Face Card 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Chris Cantwell, 1980
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Submitted By: Colin Simon on Aug 31, 2009

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Description 

A small dihedral with a tips crack widens to fingers before petering out onto a featureless slab past several bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.

The climb isn't terribly steep, allowing for a great deal of smearing and face climbing even in the crack-protected section.

Location 

A few hundred feet east of the Royal Arches route, and roughly 30-40' east of Poker Face.

Protection 

Small cams and medium nuts for the crack section, and draws after that.


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By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
Mar 7, 2012

FA: Chris Cantwell, 1980
By Johnny Y
From: California
Feb 17, 2015

There seems to be 3 rap anchors on this route. After the 1st one, 3 bolts gets you to an anchor on the left (traverse left after the 3rd bolt), or 8 bolts straight up to the 3rd anchor. You will most likely need a 70m to rap off the upper 2 anchors
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