Ahab, El Capitan 5.10b

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 3.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 45 minutes
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 10 minutes
Number of pitches: 1
Height of route: 70'
Overview
Ahab is a tough offwidth/flare that is a testament to Yosemite climbers of the 1960s. Ninety-nine out of a hundred 5.13 gym climbers will be completely shut down by this climb. Seldom led, it is usually toproped from Moby Dick for practice at that hallmark craft of the hardcore Valley climber?slick and flared offwidth technique.
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El Capitan - Ahab 5.10b - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
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