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The Amphitheater
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2nd Pinnacle, NW Corner T 
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Direct West Bench [formerly listed as variation] T 
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Now and Zen T,TR 
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Pizza Pie Crack T 
Red Gully, The T,TR 
Red Wall aka Raptors in Cellophane S,TR 
Roof (2nd Pinnacle E. Face) TR 
Second Pinnacle East Face T 
Second Pinnacle South Face T 
Shortcut T 
Siberian North Face T,S 
Slot [formerly listed at Direct West Bench] T 
South Face Direct (1st Pinnacle) TR 
South Face Left (1st Pinnacle) T,TR 
South Rib (2nd Pinnacle) T 
Southeast Arete (1st pinnacle) T 
Standard Inside East Face T 
T-Zero West Face T 
Tyrolean Traverse TR 
West Bench Dihedral T,TR 
West Face (of T-Zero) T,TR 

Finger Crack (onT-Zero) 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 12, 2002

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Kira, 49 or 50", heel hooking, on a 5.5.
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  • Description 

    Well, step into the Gregory Canyon Amphitheatre, and the first somewhat large rock on the right (East) is T-Zero. There is an obvious finger crack on the left side of this which becomes a left-facing corner at the top. There are many pin scars on the bottom section. Despite the traditional 5.5 grade, short people will have a hard time getting started (5.7?) and then from there it's big moves on big holds... [secure], but 5.5??? The sequence is more physical then most 5.5s.

    To descend, walk to the North end, drop off the East side, then scramble North to the ground (5.2).


    Protection 

    A few stoppers, small tricams or TCUs plus one large cam for the exit moves. (3-4")

    The TR up to can be set from above with gear or some cordelette/webbing around features.



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    By Leo Paik
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    From: Westminster, Colorado
    Jun 2, 2006

    Finally got back to this. It's tough for 5.5 for sure. It overhangs without incut holds or bomber jams. Kids 4' or less will find it very challenging.