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Heaven's Gate
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In Alignment 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: David Sampson and Arjun Heimsath
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: arjunmh on Jan 23, 2012

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DAS at the top of the route.

Description 

Farthest left climb of this region to date. Start on relatively poor rock with easy climbing using gear and two bolts before the roof. One bolt protects the roof move while another gets you to a gear protected crux to easier ground. Above the steep lower section access the right leaning face and continue on the oddly aligned formation to the standard anchors. Finding planetary alignment is a must for this climb!


Location 

Farthest left (climber's) of the main Heaven's Gate area. Down a "level" from the perched glen that is a nice staging area and to the north.


Protection 

4 bolts, small-medium cams.



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DAS pulling through the beginning of the crux sequence on the FA.
DAS pulling through the beginning of the crux sequ...
DAS through the crux on the FA.
DAS through the crux on the FA.
Arjun in alignment
Arjun in alignment
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By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 24, 2012

Wow, this climb packs a punch. There is enough pro to keep you from taking a bad fall, but it's definitely not a giveaway. The upper half of the climb is significantly easier on unusual leaning features. Super fun route.