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The Arete 

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

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jonathan Garlough & Joshua Corbett
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Submitted By: chinos on Jun 11, 2012
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Description 

The Arete is a second pitch variation to Layback Route. Climb the first pitch of Layback Route to the pin anchor. Continue up the second and move left under the roof. Take the open book corner with a hand crack to a stance ledge. Move right onto the super exposed arÍte plugging gear in horizontals. Pull the lip to a big ledge with a bolt anchor.


Location 

Second Pitch variation on Layback Route


Protection 

Bring A Rack to #3



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jon g nearing the top of "the arete"
jon g nearing the top of "the arete"
Jonathan Garlough leading The Arete. <br /> <br />Photo by James Dickson
Jonathan Garlough leading The Arete.

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Jon leaving the belay ledge on the FA
Jon leaving the belay ledge on the FA
The top of the Arete just befor the ancors went in
The top of the Arete just befor the ancors went in
View of the pond from the top you can see Gunstock in the background
View of the pond from the top you can see Gunstock...
Lee Hansche On the Arete. Fantastic climb.
Lee Hansche On the Arete. Fantastic climb.
Jonathan Garlough & Lincoln Tetherly at the pin anchor on Layback Route gearing up for The Arete. <br /> <br />Photo by James Dickson
Jonathan Garlough & Lincoln Tetherly at the pin an...
Lee on belay and Loran following.
Lee on belay and Loran following.
Jonathan Garlough belaying Lincoln Tetherly on The Arete. <br /> <br />Photo by James Dickson
Jonathan Garlough belaying Lincoln Tetherly on The...
Jon and Lauren getting some sun on the Arete.
Jon and Lauren getting some sun on the Arete.
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By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Jul 5, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

the 1st pitch is a bit less classic but the money pitch is MONEY! great classic trad climbing! big roof, big corner, splitter cracks, exposure and an amazing view... i really want to come back and shoot photos of it :)