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West Ridge - part A - Verschneidung to base
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Leg of Ilg 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Eric Doub & Christian Griffith, 1980
Page Views: 440
Submitted By: M.Morley on May 1, 2007

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The crux and the opening move.

Bastille - M-F closures. Climbing reopened after flood MORE INFO >>>


Pretty much a waste of time. This short route has a short crux right off the ground (5.8). Bushwack through trees on easier terrain to a short left-facing corner. The route deposits you at the base of Earnest Stemmingway. Continue up or walk off to the east.


Approach via the streamside trail. Begin just up from the the low point of the south end of the West Ridge, just east of a signpost.


Standard rack.

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By Mark Roth
From: Boulder
Dec 2, 2010

Might as well climb this on the way to Earnest Stemmingway.... Can't climb the CLASSICs everyday.

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