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North Ridge 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Jan 12, 2007

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"North Ridge". Photo by Blitzo.

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Description 

On the far left of the west side, climb an easy arete/ridge to the summit.

Protection 

Pro to 2".


Photos of North Ridge Slideshow Add Photo
Jenna climbing up the easy 4th class after the 5.6...
Jenna climbing up the easy 4th class after the 5.6...
It gets windy at the top - build 'saddlebags' out ...
BETA PHOTO: It gets windy at the top - build 'saddlebags' out ...
Jenna rappelling off the Upper Spire after doing t...
Jenna rappelling off the Upper Spire after doing t...
Ridge to the top out! North ridge route
Ridge to the top out! North ridge route
Looking down from the top.  Cold belay...
Looking down from the top. Cold belay...
Getting over the first lip to rappel down is a bit...
Getting over the first lip to rappel down is a bit...

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By Blitzo
Aug 24, 2010

Swell!
By Floyd Hayes
Sep 4, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Mostly class 4 scrambling with a few technical sections at the start and near the top of pitch 1. Seemed a bit stiff for 5.6. The final ridge traverse is cool but no harder than class 4.
By Pavel Burov
Oct 16, 2013

An easy free solo way to the top. From the top anchor one can (having long enough rope) rappel to any anchor and TR any Upper Spire route.
By Lana dude
Oct 27, 2013

Can get to ground in 1 rap (barely) with 70m rope. Cool summit
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