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The Column 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on May 24, 2006

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Climb the dihedral up to the large ledge. Continue up staying on the left side of the face. Pro is a little on the thin side here, I can't say I would recommend it very highly as a lead. Surmount another ledge and continue to the top.
  • RCM&W #50, p.166.


This route is to the left of Column Direct and the right of Blue Moon. It starts in the dihedral formed by the large dettached block.


Small nuts and cams, maybe a larger piece for the beginning. Standard top rope setup.

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