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Guardian's Edge 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: EFR, JSt,JonRuland,'09
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Submitted By: 1Eric Rhicard on Nov 1, 2009

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First ascent of the arete.


Classic arete climbing on thin holds. Just when you think you have it the final bulge will keep you from the temple.


Obvious arete that is just right of center on the east (toward the road) face. Start in the 5.9 corner but immediately step left to the arete.



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By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 3, 2009

AWESOME arete! wish it was longer!

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