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Rudimentary Extraction 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: Randall Chapman
New Route: Yes
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Rschap on Feb 17, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Picture taken from the base of Black Bunny Rabbit....


Follow the crack up the face into a right-facing dihedral. Climb up using the crack in the corner and ledges on the face to a giant ledge with a bolted anchor. Watch for loose rock on the ledge.


This route lies 50 yards east of RSG on a fin that is detached from the main cliff. It requires some easy class 4 scrambling to get to the base of the route.


The route is easily protected with a single set of cams up to #3 BD and a single set of nuts.

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By Alexander Nees
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jan 27, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

This one is well worth the scramble to get over to the base if you're looking for an easy route... very unusual to have a good crack climb at such a moderate grade.