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PF Flyers 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Don Mellor, Bob Bushart, June 1981
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Submitted By: Chris Duca on May 31, 2009

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A more sustained finish to "Pete's Farewell".

At the second pitch belay for "Pete's", move straight up the featured face to the lone bolt. Clip this, then make a series of delicate and balancy moves to gain the elephant ear jug. Pull through this to a large horizontal. Rest, then tackle the clean finger/handcrack to the summit. Build a hanging belay anchor in the crack. 60'

Descent: Make an exposed traverse left along the narrow fin of rock to the flatter ledge with the large boulder on it. Climb down behind, and head back right along some easy 4th class terrain to the chain anchors at the end of the chimney. One 60m rappel will deposit you at the base of "Pete's".


At the top of the 2nd pitch belay for "Pete's Farewell".


A standard rack.

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By Nick Weinberg
From: Essex, NY
Aug 6, 2014

Fantastic but short pitch! Don't let the lack of stars in the guidebook deter you. Also was just up there recently and someone replaced the old spinner bolt with a fat new one.