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The Nordwand 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Schmitt/Sepsen
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Jun 26, 2009
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The overhanging shaded face of the Nordwand. Stee...


From Huston's topo:
Start up the first two bolts of Secret Agent Man before stepping to right around arete and charging up the steep north face. Better than it looks. Good karma points to whoever installs chains at the top.


Starts up SAM and then steps around arete to the inside face.


9 Bolts. NO CHAINS! Perma biners on the last 2 bolts. NOT BOOTY BINERS.

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By Tradoholic
Jun 26, 2009

Huston's topo: documents.scribd.com/docs/1i25x7felmh3df16lh5a.pdf

By Tradoholic
Mar 22, 2010

Start on the arete, bring a pad or stick clip the first bolt (if you are into that sort of thing) and charge on good holds and moves to the top crux.

Bring a medium nut to back up th last bolt for a TR set up or if you go to the sport crag with out your rack tie a knot in a sling and use that for pro :)

By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Aug 7, 2010
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

I left a biner on the 2nd to last bolt so nobody will have to lower off one bolt. Already was a biner on the last bolt (probably Rhoads).

Great route, perhaps my favorite at Qual. Interesting and varied moves.