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The Way Out 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Scott Sills, c. 1990
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Submitted By: Dan Mottinger on Mar 23, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: The Way Out on the neanderthal wall. Nice long st...

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Follow the climber's trail south from the Grocery Store Walls until finding a big roof in the Neanderthal area. The climb goes up the big dihedral to the right of the big roof. Climb up to the ledge where you can climb the dihedral, protecting the thin cracks with small nuts or you can layback the flake, protecting yourself with larger pieces.


Bring a few large pieces if pulling the flake or some some small nuts if doing the dihedral.

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Two great climbs, The Way Out (left) and Rotunda (...
BETA PHOTO: Two great climbs, The Way Out (left) and Rotunda (...
One way out anyway.  TJ goes up the flake.
One way out anyway. TJ goes up the flake.

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By Anonymous Coward
Jan 1, 2001

Don - The large wedge shaped block at the top of the flake is loose. My choice is to avoid the route.
By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
Jan 1, 2001

This route has only a few difficult moves, but they are closer to solid 5.8 and the crux lieback is committing. If I remember correctly, a #4 Camalot can protect the flake at the crux better than a smaller piece down low.
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