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Totem Pole 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Shannon Stegg, Robyn Erbesfield, Rob Robinson - 1985
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Dec 10, 2006

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Description 

A burly roof move near the top makes for some tense moments even for seasoned 5.9 leaders.

Start at a long right-facing corner and follow a hand crack to a sizeable flat roof. Pull the roof and move up over easier ground past more roofs to the top.

Location 

Starts a short distance past Prerequisite for Excellence, 10' right of Sunday Gardening.

Protection 

Small to medium gear; sling it well to avoid rope drag. Bolted anchors.


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By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Feb 12, 2007

Wow... what a roof move! Cool combo of bouldering and crack climbing skills to pop over that one.
By cshuey77
From: Asheviile,nc
May 27, 2010
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

for the roof move- stick a good piece in and go! you will be glad you did it!