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Looking For A Legacy 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Christian Burrell, Tristan Higbee
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Submitted By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Sep 1, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: 10 Cambrian Grey 5.10c
12 Looking For A Legacy 5.9

Description 

The second pitch (or extension) to Cambrian Grey. The name came from the guys at MountainWorks. When we were discussing the possibility of the route, the guys mentioned something about it adding to the legacy of a historic route.

It always seemed strange that Cambrian Grey ended so suddenly in the middle of the slab. We peeked over the roof several times and thought, "wow, that looks like fun." The resulting route is a great addition to an already great route.

Look/feel for some small but positive crimps to get past the first overlap. Moderate slabs and small short challenges typify this line.

It is very possible to do the whole thing as one long pitch.


Location 

Second pitch of Cambrian Grey right side of the wall. Two single rope raps or one double.


Protection 

NINE bolts and chains



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Christian Burrell on the FA in early August 2005.
BETA PHOTO: Christian Burrell on the FA in early August 2005.
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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Jun 26, 2009

CONDITION REPORT 

As per numerous requests to do so, I added 3 bolts to the line today 6/26/09. The 3 places that may have felt a bit run-out are now filled in. Keep in mind that this means there are now 9 bolts and chains on this line.
I also cleaned it up a bit more...

By Eli Harry
Oct 19, 2011

I tried but could not get over the first ledge! maybe I was tired from climbing Cambrian Grey but this is not a 5.9 move. At least not the move I was trying to make!