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Homage to the Spider, III, 5.10a

 
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Homage to the Spider, III, 5.10a
6th Pitch- 55m- 5.9/ In my opinion, this is the best pitch of the route. Move right from the belay into the tall continuous corner. This pitch pretty much throws just about everything out there similar to pitch 2 except not so wet or slimy inside. Real fun and sustained protected climbing leads to a deep chimney section. Pull the roof above via two decent pitons (2008). It is a grovel if you stay inside, but if you are trusting of the rock at this point, you can stem further out for less of a squeeze. Once on top of this feature, you are treated to the “medieval village alleyway” as it is described in Sean’s book (photo). This is quite a spectacular setting on top of one of the finer mountains in the Canadian Rockies.
Homage to the Spider, III, 5.10a, Mount Louis Traverse, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies, July, 2008

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Dow WilliamsSubmitted by Dow Williams
on Jul 30, 2008 2:17 pm

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Object Title: Homage to the Spider, III, 5.10a

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Alpine Climbing