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George's Niche 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Andrew Walters on Sep 13, 2011
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Description 

Start with a short overhanging offwidth crux to a ledge, get gear in and head up the easier offwidth above to a blocky finish. Belay from a pine tree set back from the edge.


Location 

Just left of The Horn. Start on the belay ledge just right of the snag below Burnt Buns. Obvious overhanging offwidth starts it off.


Protection 

Standard rack with pro up to 5". 2 #5 Camalots would be useful, or you can back-clean one after the first offwidth section to use higher up.



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By JMo
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Sep 15, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

2 5's and 2 6's to sew it up