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Death Star Trench - 5.11a

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Obvious from route's bottom but bring a narrow sling or looped cord to girth hitch a jug-handle...
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Located by walking SE from the camping area past where the ridge narrows and is "T"-shaped. Walk down the righthand corner of the "T" down a steep gully. This route is the first obvious crack. The bottom is a large offset / shallow dihedral that overhangs slightly then is a large flake that ends at a ledge, and tops out past a bulge and slab. The crux is moving into the flake and may be height dependent. Dangerous runout at the top unless you can sling or otherwise utilize a rather hidden pocket from a less-than-ideal stance on the bulge. 50 ft. 5.11- R (4 out of 5 stars)

Submitted by: scsmit10 on 2006-07-04
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Route ID: 77902

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: scsmit10 on 1999-09-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

My BOLDEST trad FA. I rehearsed gear placement with TR, later hang-dogged, later redpointed.

Witnessed by: Andrew Gearing
Added: 1999-09-15