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Piece of Pie 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on Jun 13, 2006

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Blake pulls the roof


Climb up to a small roof, pull the roof and continue to the top while trying to avoid wandering onto Piece of Cake. This route takes pro reasonably well. As with Piece of Cake I think this route may have gotten a little harder than the original rating as the rock has migrated outward. This route was re-opened for climbing in the Fall of 2005.
  • RCM&W #41 p.165.


Between Piece of Cake and Rose Bush this route follows the arete to the right of Piece of Cake.


Standard rack emphasis on smaller gear. Standard top rope set up with a little extra webbing for the spread out placements (I used about all 60 ft I had anyway).

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Rock Climbing Photo: The right side of the MN strip showing Piece of Pi...
BETA PHOTO: The right side of the MN strip showing Piece of Pi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Plotz just below the roof
Plotz just below the roof
Rock Climbing Photo: The roof.
The roof.

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By russellHOBART
From: Davidson, NC
Apr 7, 2008

Spicey lead. I only found a micro nut placement for the roof pull and then it was another 12' until one decent and one crappy nut placement.

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