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The Prophet 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: John Heiman, 1996
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Submitted By: Manjushri on May 3, 2009
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The Prophet


Pull through the roof and up a right leaning blunt arete to a step right around a bulge. Crank straight up onto the very steep face that follows and leads to the anchor.


Start on the east side of the north face underneath a roof.


7 Bolts

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Steepness orientation. <br />photo: Matt
Steepness orientation.
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Big Move after the crux
Big Move after the crux
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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 17, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

This route has 9 bolts, but its ideal to either skip, stick clip, or back clean the first bolt to keep the drag down.


upon further reflection I think that this is 5.12a if you avoid the obvious boulder problem on the face above the start by going left (which most do), but it's every inch of its 4 stars and absolutely worth the slog up the hill!