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Raindrop T 
Troutdale Pinnacle T 
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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 4 pitches, 300'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Pete Livesey, J .Sheard June 1973
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 21, 2009

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Raindrop. Lake Derwent Water in background. Photo ...


Starts just right of the right hand start of Troutdale Pinnacle at a thin left slanting crack. P1)Up the crack to a ledge,climb the slab behind trending left.5.9 50'P2) Climb straight up left of a small overhang then left along a diagonal crack to a shallow scoop ,follow this to a stance. (top of pitch 2 Troutdale Pinnacle Direct.)5.8 90'P3)Climb the wall just right of The Super Direct crack to a foot hold on the right.Move left 6' then straight up to a right slanting groove .Up this and arete on the right to the top of the pinnacle.5.9 110'P4)Climb a few feet up P6 TP,swing around the corner to left and up to top.5.7.50'.


Black crag Borrowdale Valley. FRCC Guide book to Borrowdale.


Normal rack cams and stoppers.

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