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Egyptian Plagues

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Sector
Pitches
FAGrade
Grade
Length
Bolts
Top
Setters
year
9
Safsafa NW Face
9
IV-VI+
6b
trad
Vladimir Moroz, Mikhail Homeniuk
2018
Topo #
Pitches
FAGrade
est. grade
Length
Bolts
Setters
year
9
9
IV-VI+
6b
trad
Vladimir Moroz, Mikhail Homeniuk
2018

from the Fox camp, climb up the Wadi Shrei gorge. The beginning of the route is 50 meters to the right of the large fireplace at the bottom of the wall. Landmark long inside corner visually in the middle of the wall. The lower part of the route is well visible from the trail. 40 minutes from Fox Camp.[Misha]

First ascent: Vladimir Moroz, Mikhail Homeniuk 01/22/2018. 9 pitches, IV, V to VI+, passage time 9 hours. The height difference on the route is 350 meters. Route start coordinates (point on the trail): 28.551553 33.960110, height 1761m. Peak coordinates: 28.552477 33.962980, height 2149m.

P1. 80 meters III-IV. Climb along the garden wall to the beginning of the inner corner. A 60m rope was used, after the station, along simple rocks, they approached the base of P2 on a convenient ledge.

R2. 80 meters IV - VI. up the inside corner. Take to the right at the top. The belayer had to climb in the lower part of the site, and after an uncomfortable station crawl up a little to a convenient ledge.

P 3,4,5,6. about 120-150m. IV, V, VI+. On the rocky gardens go up to the right, to the fault leading to the top. On P4 - a wide fireplace between the wall and the leaning block, on P6 a short VI + key.

P7. 30m. VI. Sheer back-knees fireplace.

R 8.9. 100m. V, VI+. Up the rift. A series of fireplaces and internal corners. Exit to the ridge. On the ridge to the left 20m to the top.

[Misha]

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