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Steeper Than It Looks 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: W. Smith, E. Gardner, D. Tower 98
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: The Gray Tradster on Jul 8, 2003

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Black Bart gets the second ascent of Steeper Than ...

Description 

In the center of an alcove right and down hill about 50 to 100 ft from The Key Knob face is a deceptively low angle appearing crack. It's behind the deep shadow on the Keys Point photo. To descend, walk left to the lower rappel as mentioned for the Key Hole.


Protection 

Small to Med. spring gear & nuts, big stuff for the belay. A bolt protects the exit move.



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Racking up for the FA, Steeper Than It Looks.
Racking up for the FA, Steeper Than It Looks.
Keys Peak from the desert floor
BETA PHOTO: Keys Peak from the desert floor
"i guess it is steeper than it looks"  <br />       -repeated several times by the lead
BETA PHOTO: "i guess it is steeper than it looks"
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