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The Last Starfighter 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Johnny D on Sep 6, 2009

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The last starfigher

Description 

This is the farthest most right route on the Ark proper identified by the three fixed draws high up on the route. Start up the right facing crack, hand traverse out brown rust colored pockets then angle right toward the fixed draws.

Location 

Starts on the obvious right facing flake on the right side of ark.

Protection 

6 or 7 draws to 3 more fixed nylon draws (questionable?) to a bolted rap anchor. A long runner was useful to protect before the traverse


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By Chris. T.
From: Longmont, Co.
Jul 9, 2013

The fixed draws from 2004 are certainly questionable.
By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Jul 15, 2013
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I don't know why they gave the other line(first one to the left) a higher star value. This is the rock climb here!!! Enjoy the ride if you can't clip the last hanging draw. As of 07/10/2013 The biners looked good and the webbing on the fixed draws look ok as well. Maybe coming upon time to replace them....
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 11, 2013

How this route does not have an american flag rating is beyond me. This is the best route on the wall...Super fun!
By adampeters
From: Golden, Colorado
Jul 5, 2014
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I liked this route well enough, but the anchor placement was a reason to give it 3 instead of 4 stars here. All these routes are about the same grade, great crag!