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Gigantopithicus 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Chris Smith
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Apr 19, 2008

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this is the "left route". If it rained r...

Description 

This isnt the real name of the route but i have no info on it... If anyone knows the name grade and FA of this one let me know... Otherwise I'll update it when the updated guide comes out some day... I just thought it should be included...

On the far left of the cliff is a bolt line up a low angle face leading to an arete and a cool steep finish... the climbing is thought provoking and enjoyable...

Location 

Far left side of kennel wall...

Protection 

6 bolts to quick clips...


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Fun, thought provoking climb near the end.  Find the stem and you are good.
Fun, thought provoking climb near the end. Find t...

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By M Sprague
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From: New England
Apr 17, 2009

Sounds like Gigantopithicus-5.6 FA- Chris Smith.
By Adam Conroy
From: Cambridge, MA
Apr 21, 2009

I really enjoyed this route. 5.6 moves but some reachy clips for shorter people so be careful if you're leading. I agree with the thought provoking, don't go into it thinking you're going to blaze an easy route.
By bradley white
From: Plymouth
Jun 10, 2009

I carry a biner of stoppers and used Stoppers at the end of this climb. I had increased protection to go left hang and pull up to the top. Nuts and bolts made a big difference to how we finished this exciting moderate climb.
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Nov 9, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route is surprisingly fun, the crux is right before the roof at the top, if you stem and climb on the wall to the right it is 5.6 but if you do not use that wall, it is much harder than 5.6. Awesome route though.