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Macabre Roof 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type: Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom McLeod ~ 1975
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Submitted By: Cory on Aug 17, 2011
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This climb features beautiful double hand cracks that eventually lead up to a roof, which is split in the middle by a crack. In Sandi Epeldi's book the roof is described as "a classic boulder problem in the sky", and I'd have to agree.


This climb is located roughly in the middle of the East Carbody Canyon wall.


This climb is very well protected and will suck up as many nuts and cams as you care to throw into it. There is a two bolt anchor on the comfortable ledge above the roof.

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Reggie enjoying the twin hand cracks low on Macabre Roof.
Reggie enjoying the twin hand cracks low on Macabr...
Reggie getting ready for the business . . .
Reggie getting ready for the business . . .
Enjoy the double cracks.
Enjoy the double cracks.
Whipper on Macabre Roof.
Whipper on Macabre Roof.
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By K Baumgartner
Oct 12, 2012

Route can be sewn up all the way. Long runners under the roof definitely are helpful. Throw in a few cams at the roof, find the feet, and pull it! Variety of holds, but the footwork is the tricky part. Probably wise to wear a helmet--hit my noggin a couple of times pulling out onto the roof.