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Oct 5, 2012
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My friends and I are blown away at the amazing route. But how did he protect the offwidth sections in 1951? I cannot find any info on the internet. norwegianwanderer
Joined Jun 22, 2012
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Oct 5, 2012
He almost certainly didn't protect the OW sections back then Mike McL
From South Lake Tahoe, CA
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Oct 5, 2012
At the BRC
Tied off shovels. Mark E Dixon
From Sprezzatura, Someday
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Oct 5, 2012
Hey there!
I don't recall protecting much of that section in 2012. It's relatively easy climbing, i'm guessing he just sacked up and climbed. Or tied off a few shovels. Seth Derr
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Oct 5, 2012
Yeah I'm pretty sure he was just chocking his gigantic sack in there as he moved up.

The Gendarme used to have a pipe you could "check out" specifically for the route I think but it may be a thing of the past at this point.
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