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Gringos in the Limelight - 5.13d

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Description:

Takes the direct way up the head wall of Bukit Takun right to the summit. 1 pitch combines the 3 pitches of exponential starter (38m). Be aware that the wall is in the sun in the morning till about 12 to 1 pm (depending on season). It is nearly impossible to freeclimb the 1st two pitches in the sun. Hence you are either super fast or you climb the last pitches with head lamps

Descent Options:

You can walk down or rappel. Be aware of the last pitch (4a) having razor sharp flakes and above the last sling loose blocks. At the last sling traverse right, DO NOT GO STRAIGHT UP! From the summit it is best to back climb the top pitch since the rope co

Submitted by: blocx on 2012-03-18
Last Modified: 2012-03-19
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Route ID: 110841

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