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Fantasy Area
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Aesthetica S 
Black and Tan T 
Blackhappy S 
Doce Doe T 
Erotica S 
Fantasy T 
Fantasy Face S 
Mr. Fantasy S 
New Fangled Dangle T 
Riddle S 
Stick, The S 
Tide, The T 
Two-Step Arete T 
Virgin Thing S 

The Tide 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Chris Hillios on May 4, 2008

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Description 

Although technically in the Fantasy area, this climb is actually 2 roofs to the Right of the Fantasy Roof.

P1: Climb the dihedral until you hit the roof. ... Traverse left (for about 30 feet) until you come to a small triangle ledge and belay at the bolts.
P2: Climb up and around the arete to finish.

Having a double rope setup would be REALLY nice on this climb.


Protection 

Trad.



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By mbuntaine
From: Durham, NC
Oct 6, 2009

The first pitch of this route has some great stemming moves, but we had to chop down dozens of large spider webs to make the ascent. If someone else had climbed in recently, it would probably be much more enjoyable.

The traverse is very awkward for us taller folks, especially at the beginning.

The Thompson guide lists the dihedral as P1 and the traverse as P2. Did it this way instead of continuing on to the top.