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The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Eastern Gorge Region at Half Moon

Ellen's Descent


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Fallout 5.10a (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Larry Day in 1976
Length: 60ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This is the first route encountered at the path at the base of the rock. Look for a radiant overhanging left-facing dihedral on the south side. Dyno up the thin crack. Heave into a slot then stem to the top.
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Submitted by: taurusclimber
Date: Oct 7th, 2018

Submitted by: taurusclimber
Date: Oct 7th, 2018

Submitted by: Ascentionist
Date: Jan 2nd, 2006

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L K Day said on October 9th, 2006
Nice shot there Ascentionist. The psychedelic nature of those sandstone walls just blows me away.
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Ascentionist said on October 9th, 2006
Thanks Larry, the guy in the pic is Tim Harrington, a western KY climber that you may have seen around the Red when you were here.
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L K Day said on April 6th, 2007
The '76 ascent was on a top rope. I lead it years later '82? with Martin Hackworth following. Solid rock down low, choss at the top.
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leftwich said on October 18th, 2011
Very cool to see a picture of Tim in his signature denim duds. What a character.
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taurusclimber said on October 8th, 2018
Nice rock down low, choss up top as Larry said. Good movement though, and worth a go if you like early trad climbs. First time I've used a straight-down hand jam. It has a little bit of everything, fingers to offwidth.