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Mt. Conness
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Friendly Muscle 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Urmas Franosch, Steve Bartlett, 1984? 1985?
New Route: Yes
Season: summer
Page Views: 714
Submitted By: Steve "Crusher" Bartlett on Aug 21, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: South face of Conness. The line of Friendly Muscle

Description 

The route follows a very large and very beautiful left-facing dihedral for about two or three pitches. The dihedral provides fantastic climbing in the corner, though sometimes the jugs out on the exposed right arete are just too alluring. Alas, this feature comes to an end, and so does the fun. A couple or three "stunningly" mediocre pitches wander up to end up pretty much right at the summit.


Location 

From the right end of the south face, scramble left and down an easy gully system until stopped by a big drop off. The route is now right overhead.


Protection 

regular trad rack



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Looking up pitch 1 on first ascent. Urmas, hard to see, all dressed in black, stemming round the left side of the big roof
Looking up pitch 1 on first ascent. Urmas, hard to...
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