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Shakespeare Cliff
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As You Like It T 
Azog T 
Measure for Measure? S 
Midsummer Night's Scream T 
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Ophelia T 
Othello T 
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Two Gentlemen's Pneumonia T 
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Ophelia 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Wayne Arrington 1974
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Submitted By: Mark Roberts on Aug 24, 2010

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Description 

You're supposed to move to the right at the roof/bulge at the top to find an anchor, but we went straight over the bulge direct to use the anchor above Othello.


Location 

Just to the right of Azog lies a pair of flaring cracks.


Protection 

There are rap rings to the left and the right of the top of this route, but neither where you'd most want them to reduce rope drag.



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By Nate Ball
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From: Taipei, TW
May 14, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The direct finish over the bulge would be... harder.

By Burghschred
From: Bend, OR
Jul 10, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I went left around the bulge at the top to the anchors for Azog/Othello. It was airy, but no harder than 5.8.