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The Shaft 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: 2004 Ninfa Cauchois and friend
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: Markk on Feb 26, 2010

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Easy approach, barely used climbing area.


This route top ropes the front face of the pillar to the right of Viagra Corner.


No bolts. Top rope class 3 scramble to anchor. Two hard to reach bolts just below the top of the pillar are used for anchor.

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By smassey
From: CO
Aug 31, 2010

Bring lots of tat to TR this one. There are 2 bolts on top of the tower, which can be used to access the former 2-bolt anchor on the face. I pulled one of those out by hand at 2009 RRR. A decent TR, if you have the KSE to set it up.
By smassey
From: CO
Feb 9, 2011

On 2/9/2011, the LVCLC with support from the ASCA replaced one of the bolts on top of the tower with a 1/2x3.5". I would still recommend bringing a lot of extension material for this one.
By JimmyK
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 15, 2012

Caution: As of 03/14/12, there was only one anchor. There is a hole where the second bolt for the anchor(s) used to be.
By smassey
From: CO
Mar 15, 2012

If you are referring to the anchor which is down on the face, yes there is only one bolt. It's in a poor location for setting up a toprope, but does make a nice directional. Or are you referring to the anchor on top of the pillar?
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