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The Amphitheater
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2nd Pinnacle, NW Corner T 
2nd Pinnacle, Upper East Face Right T 
D.A.'s Route T 
Dialysis Bag T 
Direct North Face T,TR 
Direct to top of Second Pinnacle  T 
Direct West Bench [formerly listed as variation] T 
Diversion T 
East Bench Dihedral T 
Finger Crack (onT-Zero) T,TR 
First Pinnacle SE Face T 
Inset, The T 
Inside S. Face (1st pinnacle) T,TR 
Juniper Crack (1st pinacle) T 
Left Variation (1st pinnacle) T 
Macropsychotic T 
McCrumm's Crack (1st Pinnacle) T 
North Face of the West Bench (2nd Pinnacle) T 
Northeast Chimney T 
Now and Zen T,TR 
Outside East Face T 
P.S. I'm Blonde T,S 
Pizza Pie Crack T 
Red Gully, The T,TR 
Red Wall aka Raptors in Cellophane S,TR 
Roof (2nd Pinnacle E. Face) TR 
Second Pinnacle East Face T 
Second Pinnacle South Face T 
Shortcut T 
Siberian North Face T,S 
Slot [formerly listed at Direct West Bench] T 
South Face Direct (1st Pinnacle) TR 
South Face Left (1st Pinnacle) T,TR 
South Rib (2nd Pinnacle) T 
Southeast Arete (1st pinnacle) T 
Standard Inside East Face T 
T-Zero West Face T 
Tyrolean Traverse TR 
West Bench Dihedral T,TR 
West Face (of T-Zero) T,TR 

Tyrolean Traverse 

YDS: Easy 5th French: 1+ Ewbanks: 3 UIAA: I ZA: 5 British: M 1c PG13

   
Type:  TR, 2 pitches, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: Easy 5th French: 1+ Ewbanks: 3 UIAA: I ZA: 5 British: M 1c [details]
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Submitted By: Cody Munger on Apr 10, 2009

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  • Description 

    You can string a rope between the first and second pinnacles to make a fairly exposed tyrolean traverse. The two giant, flatiron's style eyebolts at the top of the pinnacles make for some bomber anchors. The crux is in getting the rope across the gap without the rope snagging on something. I found it's easiest to climb the downclimb routes for both.

    Location 

    Approach via the west side of the second pinnacle. I anchored the second pinnacle first via the downclimb and dragged the rope around and up the first pinnacle downclimb. You may want to bring jumars if doing manly upside down hand over hand is too hard, and you don't want to get stuck in the middle of the rope.

    Protection 

    You can protect the two downclimbs, but you'd need a second rope for that. Why bother? Use the gigantic eyebolts located at the top of the pinnacles for bomber anchors. Alternately, sling or tie the rope around the huge knob that is directly in line between the two bolts.


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