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Supremacy Rock
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Cold War S 
Northeast Arete T 
Northwest Arete T,TR 
Overhanging Arete T,TR 
Play Time TR 
Quartzite Ridge T 
Right Wall T 
Route 0 TR 
Simple Simon Slab TR 
Slabbery T 
Supremacy Crack T 
Supremacy Girdle T 
Supremacy Slab T,TR 
Time Out TR 
Web, The S 
West Face [Supremacy Rock] T,TR 
Zig-zagging Jews T,TR 
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Overhanging Arete 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Cleveland, Ament, 1966
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Submitted By: Tony B on Aug 10, 2001

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Description 

The route is the West-most arete on the main rock at Supremacy. It [overhangs] pretty radically and has interesting holds. [The] rock is smooth and glassy. By staying around the corner, on the overhang itself, a worth eliminate goes at 10c. Using the vertical, slab, and overhang (wandering) the [route] is kept to 5.9+. You might find it hard at its grade even then, however.


Protection 

There is little good pro. You can work in whatever odd piece here and there, but none of it is much good. On the otherhand, it is possible to set a TR with a ton of webbing and gear, although a TR fall results in a big swing, potentially into the tree behind the route.



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By Chris Zeller
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 9, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Great, fun route. Easy to TR.