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Loose Block 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jack Chislet, Ken Brooks - 1984
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jan 11, 2007

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A fun route with a thin and tricky start. Despite the name, loose rock on this climb is not a problem (though wet, seeping rock often is). Not exactly a routine 5.7.

Starting on a slab with sparse protection, move up to a fixed pin about 20' up. Continue up to the base of a short right-facing dihedral with good protection, then climb this dihedral up to a spacious ledge. A second short dihedral leads to a finish just below a big ledge at the top.


Starts about 20' left of Winter's Respite. Rap from ring anchors.


Standard rack, nothing bigger than 2". Bolted anchors at the lip of the ledge.

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