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Tarantula 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Paul Van Betten, Sal Mamusia, '86
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Submitted By: Darren in Vegas on Apr 25, 2009

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Darren sending Tarantula. Photo by Gomoll.

Description 

Start as for Spring Break and climb left at the first horizontal. Climb the discontinuous cracks and the arete left of Spring Break.

Location 

Left of Spring Break on the obvious stellar pillar of varnish.

Protection 

Double rack thin cams to #1 camalot, one #2, Rps.


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Tarantula.   <br />photo by Gomoll. <br />belay by Krautstrunk.
Tarantula.
photo by Gomoll.
belay by Krautstrunk...
Tarantula.  Photo by Gomoll.
Tarantula. Photo by Gomoll.

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By Darren in Vegas
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 25, 2009

On a Saturday in April. Four locals sent Tarantula, while riding the send train.
By Cultivating Mass
Nov 3, 2011

A retrobolt has been added at the top of this route to facilitate toproping off of the Spring Break anchor. What do you think the first ascentionists would have to say about these uneccesary bolts?

Lame.