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YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Geir, Marcy, Pippie
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Geir on Jan 8, 2012
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Description 

Fun mixed face climbing with a committing mantle crux move early in the pitch. Look for a good cam placement just before the mantle. One bolt protects the exposed opening moves.


Location 

Center of face on the left side of Heaven's Gate. See topo.


Protection 

Stoppers, Doubles through 3", one bolt



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HLB coming up, "Heaven's Gate" -- the wonderful alleyway -- to the left, "Heaven Can Wait" arete top in the background, the lovely lunch spot visible.
HLB coming up, "Heaven's Gate" -- the wonderful al...
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By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jan 9, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

A very fun trad route on good quality route. Good intro to placing horizontal protection and there's plenty of good placement available.

By David Arthur Sampson
Jan 11, 2012

Fun climb, lots of gear. Thanks Geir and Marcy!

By Marcy
From: Tempe/Tuscon, AZ
Jan 25, 2012

The correct answer was ...

By David Arthur Sampson
Jan 30, 2012

Very funny video! Thanks!