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Northern Pillar  

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: The Stoned Master on Jan 31, 2013

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Slightly overhanging. Follow the hand/finger crack up to the top passing some horizontals. Obvious line.


North facing wall of prominent pillar in the Coroner Area.


Thin gear to #3 Camalot size.

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By K Baumgartner
Apr 5, 2014

Nothing to write home about here. Short but nothing really sweet.
By The Stoned Master
From: Pennsylvania
Apr 13, 2014

I love it K! If you want to lead this route (anyone) I highly suggest using ONLY the crack for the hands all the way and only "allowing" your left foot to touch the face. This makes it more enjoyable and challenging for sure. At the top of the left-most hand sized crack you will see a thin finger crack that traverses left for a few feet then goes vertical again. Stick with ONLY the cracks, no face holds, and it isnt as boring.

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