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YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Larry Schubarth, Robert Karolick, Bob Simonette
Season: Any
Page Views: 714
Submitted By: Larry C. Schubarth on Mar 28, 2009

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Description 

This route starts 30 or so feet to the right of the Meanies, atop a large block.

P1- follow a fun crack thru overlaps. At its end, follow a thin seam up and left, traverse right then up to a right-facing, hanging dihedral to its top. Then thin face to a belay at the far right end of the arch.

P2- Follow hand/fist crack thru roof, followed by a bouldery move thru a bulge, then a chimney to the summit.

Protection 

Standard trad rack to 4".

Location 

30' right of the meanies.Walk off backside.


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