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Vision T 

Jake Flake 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Scott Hammon and James Newkam
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Apr 8, 2010

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Climb the flake just right of the start of Vision. Follow the crack system all the way to the top of the wall and rappel from a tree or over Kentucky Pinstripe. You can escape left onto Vision in a couple of places.


Just right of Vision. Start from the same ledge.


You need smaller stuff for the start. If you don't have Aliens or small TCUs then it might feel a little R-rated.

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By scott hammon
May 10, 2013

This climb has it's own anchors at the top of the wall
By Andrew R.
From: Fairfax, VA
Dec 5, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Lower part takes passive protection as well.
By Dreez
Jun 16, 2014

Oh man, if I was a 5.7 leader trying this I would pee in my pants. I thought there were a couple thin/unprotected reachy 5.9 moves. 20 feet up. The rest is trivial.