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GRTC 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: ScottH on Oct 6, 2006

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Description 

GRTC climbs a bolted face near the center of Clamshell Cave. Unlike the other routes, it begins from the ground rather than the ledge system partway up. GRTC begins with vertical, pumpy moves off the ground before moving onto interesting slabby ground after the second clip. Worthwhile climbing last until the anchor.

Protection 

5 bolts, bolted anchor.


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By Drederek
Oct 8, 2006
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Take some bigger (fist) cams - anchor has disappeared at times in the past.
By Ray Birks
May 26, 2008

Just climbed it today 5/26/2008 and the anchor was there. Very fun climb. The crux is about bolt 3-4 where it gets slabby and thin.