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captain keyi - 5.9

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takes natural gear, camming units and stoppers. had an old rusty ugly piton on it that I clipped
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Route goes up a prominent inside corner. Looking at the redder of the two photos posted on this site when I viewed it, the line goes straight up just to the right of the photo's center line. It begins going up at the leftt end of a large dark red wall, following obvious crack systems, gaining a stemming corner with a red wall on the left, a white wall on the right. At the top of this approx. 12 foot corner, pull a small roof and follow cracks straight up to obvious belay ledge. After climbing with Taiwanese climbers in 1986-87 at Long Dong a few times, I was told by them that my ascent was a FFA when I did the route with US climber Keith Brown in 1987. A better photo of the route is available here along with lots of information about long dong. On this photo, the route goes up from the "5" in "5 Claws".

Submitted by: dautcher on 2005-04-21
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Route ID: 65881