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Vistacruiser 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bob Kerry and Eric Fazio-Rhicard, 1988
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Submitted By: David C. Burke on Mar 1, 2007

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Heading toward the arete, Emily past the lone bolt...

Description 

The crux of this route comes right off the ground with a mantle move to start. After this move left out of the chimney past one bolt and continue up discontinuous cracks and face to a ledge on the left side of a big roof. Traverse right from the ledge on low angle rock past one bolt to the arete. This traverse is technically easy but takes a cool head as you are traversing just above the lip of that big roof. Follow the arete to the top and enjoy the view.

Location 

This route is on the Southwest end of Beaver wall about 30 feet left of Stems and Seeds. The descent is a walk off so this can be done with one 60 meter rope.

Protection 

Gear up to 3 inches will be helpful. There is a bolt near the bottom and one more up high protecting the traverse. Two bolt anchor on top.


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Emily at the barn door.  Hoping not to swing off.
Emily at the barn door. Hoping not to swing off.
Emily at the start of the exciting slab finish.
Emily at the start of the exciting slab finish.
Joe leading the way, at the start of vistacruiser
Joe leading the way, at the start of vistacruiser

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By Brent Silvester
Jan 22, 2009

Fun route. A really great route to climb during sunset. A buddy of mine followed me up the route, and had to stop to admire the sunset and twinkling light of Tucson below. Wouldn't recommend this route to someone breaking into leading 5.7.