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West Face - Center (Flintstone Slab)
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Switchbacks, Direct Start 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Dave Rearick, 1958
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 14, 2008
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Description 

Climb large edges to a single bolt (3/8") about 20' off the ground, pull the crux and then wander upwards to a ledge where you can get some gear (1.5") before underclinging left along a gaping flake - this is where Switchbacks comes in from the left - continue up that route to it's belay under a small arch.

Fun climbing but it's a little heads up with the bolt being so high, although a micro cam might just fit below the bolt (a #0 Metolius tcu doesn't fit).


Location 

Center of Flintstone Slab, about 50' right of Fred.


Protection 

bolt, gear to 3"



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