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East Ridge - 5.7

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One of THE most beautiful ridges in the sierra. Lots of pitches,like abt 30 if you belayed all of them. up to abt 5.7 or 5.8, depending on where exactly U climb. Lots of 4th classs, though, so it's best done simulclimbing, as it's mostly pretty easy climbing.

Submitted by: slhappy on 2003-06-10
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Route ID: 9246

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: jv on 1977-08-23 (View Climbing Log)

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We approached from Dade Lake and did not start from the very base of the ridge. We belayed 16 full pitches to the summit block, and the crux was a 5.7 mantle below the Orange Tower. Great route.

Witnessed by: Sheari Taylor
Added: 1977-08-23