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Solitary Confinement 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 500', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: S. Isaac, G. Statham, A. Querner
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Submitted By: hanshan on Oct 19, 2011

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SC is the curving crack up the middle of the face

Description 

Maybe the most pure multipitch splitter you will ever climb. P1 fingers to tips (fixed pin) to hands (5.11), P2 hands to off-hands (10-), P3 fists (11-), P4 offwidth (10+), P5 hands and fists through small roofs (5.10), P6 stemming to top of tower (10+)

Location 

Right up the middle of Prince Albert Tower. You'll know it when you see it.

Protection 

Doubles micro to 5", 3 or 4 4", all bolted anchors to rap with 2 ropes


Photos of Solitary Confinement Slideshow Add Photo
P3 is a LONG pitch of fists.
P3 is a LONG pitch of fists.
P4 OW will make you glad you lugged 2 #5s all the ...
P4 OW will make you glad you lugged 2 #5s all the ...
End of pitch 4
End of pitch 4
Looking down P1
Looking down P1
the opening pitch from the moat
the opening pitch from the moat

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By Devan Johnson
Dec 26, 2011

Holy shit man.
By Colin Simon
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 16, 2012

Mother of God.
By adam brink
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 16, 2012

Wow! That looks like the holy grail of crack climbing.
By notmyname
From: Stony Brook, NY
Jul 3, 2012

what are the ratings by pitch?
By Jesse Ramos
From: Avon, Co
Aug 19, 2013

Great line for sure. The fixed pin on pitch 1 is gone. A set of nuts is useful on the first pitch. Pitch 5 is nice but needs a little more traffic due to black lichen.