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YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Sam Streibert, John Reppy, 1963
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Submitted By: John Peterson on Mar 12, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Side Entry

Description 

The face to the left of Wiessner Slab contains an excellent 5.6. This was initially climbed by stepping left from the slab onto a ledge at mid-height. The more common line climbs the face below this ledge.

Start a bit left of the corner that marks the second half of the route. Climb up to a small roof and pull through onto the ledge above (crux). This can also be done further left, slightly easier. The pro is a bit hard to get in but generally good. Once on the ledge, traverse right to the corner and up to the top. There is a second crux near the end of the corner.

Location 

This ascends the face immediately left of Wiessner Slab.

Protection 

Medium / small mostly


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By CTdave
From: Wallingford, CT
Sep 19, 2013

Spicey lead. The Fasulo guide gives it a 5.7+ I dunno if it's that hard but I'd say 5.6, maybe 5.7, is about right. You could definately make it harder or easier depending on when you stay on a face or move into a corner. Either way the pro is kind of far apart and not that confidence inspiring.