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Human Foot 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Andrew Cheung on May 25, 2006

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This photo probably best represents what the climb...

Description 

Slabby slabby slab-slab. Big jugs.

Location 

Obvious route up the right-side arete of Blackstone.

Protection 

8 bolts, chains at top. Need 60 meter rope. Shares anchors with the 5.6 on the right face of the arete.


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By Mark Gibson
From: Seattle, WA
Mar 24, 2009

I believe there is a lower set of chains about 20 feet below the upper anchors. I super recommend lowering from the lower anchors, as the upper anchors involve mossy 5.6 slab climbing and makes for a rope-rubbing/abrasion test lower that really isn't worth it.
By Jacy Armbruster
Jul 3, 2010

The lower chains are for the 5.6 trad route on the right side of the Arete. Climb another 20 feet to get to the chains of Human Foot.
By Wyeth Larson
Jun 19, 2013

You can probably do the rappel with a 60 meter, but I'd recommend 70.