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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: David Sampson, Arjun Heimsath and Catherine Conner
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: arjunmh on Nov 25, 2011
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Description 

This torch climb ascends the East facing fin of the structure, following the steep line past one bolt to the top of the Torch. Small to medium cams. There are anchors at the top of this climb, but you can also use those for “Lighting..”. Descend from “Lighting ..” anchors.


Location 

See route map. East face of The Torch.


Protection 

Single bolt, a few medium cams.



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Marcy on an airy view of the bulge.
Marcy on an airy view of the bulge.
Steve starting to get Torched!
Steve starting to get Torched!
Jimbo on his onsite of this wild, fun route
Jimbo on his onsite of this wild, fun route
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By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 25, 2011

Wildly exposed, outrageous climbing at the grade. Hard to believe it goes almost entirely on gear!