Kangshungrisset

1 Stars
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Crimpy
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60m. (The Kangshung Crack) The vertical crack system just to the left of the big black chimney. Steep sport, especially the top finger-crack. Start on ledges up and left of Applecake Arete.
1) 6-, 30m. Scramble up grassy ledges then traverse three metres left to the base of a shallow vertical black groove that runs up to the right end of a roof. Pass the overhang on the right then continue up a groove to a belay on the right.
2) 6+, 30m. Strenuous finger jamming leads up a slightly overhanging section then an easier finish up the final crack.
FA. Ed Webster, Knut Fausa Storvik 12.5.1994. The 6th anniversary of Websterís near summit day on Mt. Everestís Kangshung Face.

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