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The Ancient Ones 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dan Greenwald
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Submitted By: Ying Lau on Aug 31, 2013
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Description 

An enjoyable moderate route up Questa Dome's Southeast Face. Start 200 yards up and right of major right facing dihedral at a right facing corner with large standing snag on top.

Pitch 1:
Climb corner until it turns left and then angle up and right to small tree. Continue up past 2 bolts to large ledge.

Pitch 2:
Pass tree and climb up zig zag crack and then up the left leaning left facing corner to small ledge.

Pitch 3:
Climb small right facing corner to base of roof. Traverse left below roof and exit up and left onto slab with 2 bolt belay.

Pitch 4:
Follow up slab to the left of large roof and belay at gulley for the final pitch.


Protection 

Standard rack to 3.5".



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