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08. Iceberg Area
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Barking Spiders S 
Bozippity T,TR 
Chucks Route S 
Cool Whip T 
Debasaurus Crack T 
Dihedral Diversion T,TR 
Green Carpet T 
Iceberg Arete T 
Icebreaker T 
Icecapades (AKA Kill Whitey) T 
Inflatable Forearms S 
K.P.Crack T 
P-7 T 
Petting Zoo T,TR 
Phat Back S 
Playing Hookie T 
Sassafras T 
Tip of the Iceberg T 
West Virginia Clam Bake T 

Sassafras 

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

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: P. Sullivan, P. Delap
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Submitted By: P. Sully on Dec 4, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: The climbs to the left of the Iceberg

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Description 

Start on ledge right of WV Clambake. Climb finger crack/right facing flake up to the right side of large roof. An airy move will gain access to the flake/crack up and left. Take this to the top.

Location 

This route starts on ledge to the right of Clambake. It follows the S shaped line of the large sassafras tree that is directly behind the route.

Protection 

you have to climb above your gear at the crux, so place good gear where the initial crack ends.


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By Philip Schuchardt
Jul 7, 2014

You can also get a solid DB #1 in a pod under roof (to the left) right before the crux. I used a long runner to reduce rope drag off of the #1. Overall a great route for the grade!