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El Dueno from the bottom

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El Dueno from the bottom
The approach to El Dueno is initially the same as to the Sentinel (please see my other page), but when you come to the east part of the Sentinel, you hike up the notch (south direction), There is a rock formation along the east side, and you skirt the base of this rock formation (bushwacking since it is a new climb, and no trail was developed yet), continue down the gully for approximately 200 m (per hand written note from Marc Ripperger is says 400 m, but it was shorter. Perhaps Americans have a poor feeling for meters, sorry Marc, It does take a while since you really have to battle with fallen trees, dense vegetation, and steep slope).
The climb begins at the base of a clean low angle slab. There is a tree nearby, you can see the placed bolt right above ( the photo did not capture the bolt. I used my cheap, bang against the rock camera), and to your left (north side) there is some climbing equipment left in a little roof area (would be seen on the upper left part of the photo if I had a better camera, but pretty obvious with a naked eye).


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Liba KopeckovaSubmitted by Liba Kopeckova
on Sep 17, 2009 10:18 am

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Object Title: El Dueno from the bottom

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