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Rocky Top 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a A1

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 550'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a A1 [details]
FA: forrest wilcox
New Route: Yes
Season: any
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Submitted By: Forrest Wilcox on Jul 20, 2013

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Rocky top

Description 

solid clean granite, aid is strongly recommended with ladders and hooks.

Pitch 1: 5.9+ A1, aid up a hand crack up into an obvious dihedral, take the dihedral up to a random ledge.

Pitch 2: 5.8, climb the dihedral. Avoid touching the death blocks on the pitch. Follow this dihedral until you get to a knee-bar crack that goes for 10 feet. Make an anchor on top of the pinnacle, which is a good belay stance and an obvious landmark.

Pitch 3: 5.9+ A1+. There are two cracks parallel to each other. Climb the left one to the logical end of the dihedral. Pop your head up and look left for an undercling type flake on the head wall slab to your left. Aid your way out left under a flake and use the crack to aid to the top. You will probably want another belay somewhere in the high crack


Location 

On the crack dome. Look at the picture for the route location.


Protection 

Two set cams, two aid ladders, one cliff hanger hook, multiple slings, jumar, 60m rope



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