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j. The Yellow Wall (Airy Aria) - The Seasons (The Spring)
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Shit Creek T 
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Torture Garden T 
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Winter, The T 
Yellow Wall, The T 

The Nose 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Charlie Porter and Roy Kligfield, 1969. FFA: Gary Brown and John Stannard, 1969.
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Submitted By: Kevin Heckeler on Mar 30, 2013

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Ben Brooke traversing left above the roof on The N...

Description 

5.6+ (Williams guide) - G/PG - P1 100' - Climb the corner, move right to go around the rooflet, then gain a horizontal crack above the roof and use it to traverse 15 feet left to a tree. Climb behind tree, following "The Nose" (arete) to the top.

Location 

25 feet Left of Fillipina in a left facing corner with a crack and medium tree leaning against the roof 30 feet up.

Protection 

Gear is there if you look. Anchor at top, rope stretcher to the ground with a 60m, we used a 70m. Could move right during rappel to P1 anchors on Fillipina.


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one way to start the traverse
one way to start the traverse

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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Mar 30, 2013

This is a serious 5.6 lead. Definitely not for beginners. Quality climbing the entire way, could use some brushing on the upper sections of the arete.
By Kurtz
Oct 27, 2013

The leaning tree is a feature I've never experienced before. Really unique on a windy day. Sling carefully to avoid rope drag.