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Purple Rain 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 165'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Greg Kuchyt on Oct 30, 2012

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Description 

From my memory

P1: Climb past the overhang, move right to a small overlap. Trend left to a crack follow the crack and then a slab to a small pine tree in a large left-facing, left-leaning corner to a large cedar tree.
P2 Climb the tree, then climb the loose, blocky right-facing corner (suspect rock in places) up and right to the top.


Location 

Start: After the dirty slabs on the left end of the cliff, at the large depression formed by the downed tree next to the cliff, at a low overhang.

Descent:
Walk skier's right on the cliff to the low-angle slab and descend this on the skier's right most side or improvise a rappel route.


Protection 

Standard rack



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