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October Sky 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 190'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: jdberndt on Oct 20, 2011

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Description 

P1: Stroll past some lichen on questionable rock to a rightward traverse above a slab that wants to spit you. Equalize a fixed pin and 1/4" bolt then step across the gaping maw to a two bolt anchor. Don't forget to protect your follower.
P2: Clip fixed pin and traverse left into bushy crack. Follow arete to madrone tree for belay.


Location 

Traverse base of wall past obvious white-ish overhang with hard routes. Ascend choss left of slight bulge with fixed pin.

Rap route or ascend grassy ledges (4/5th class) to walk off.


Protection 

Gear to 2". Doubles in finger size pieces.



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By Curtveld
Feb 14, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

A good adventurous climb, but not for the 5.6 leader. First part has funky rock and pro, upper part of climb is great climbing but runout.