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Slideshow: A Busy Season in the Revelations
The west face of ca. 9,300-foot Titanic Peak showing Clint Helander and Graham Zimmerman's new route (5.8 M6 50 degrees, 4,000'). [Photo] Graham Zimmerman
In an attempt to "mop up more projects in the area," Helander and Zimmerman arrived in the Revelations on the coattails of the Canadians' expedition. "On April 21st at 4:30 a.m., we set off under a gorgeous showing from the Aurora Borealis, walking 4 kilometers to the base of the route," Zimmerman wrote. "The climb started with 1,700 feet of steep snow climbing that led us to a contact between the lower quality rock of the lower buttress and the gorgeous white granite of the upper. From here the climbing turned to high-quality mixed climbing with beautiful chimney and corner cruxes. As the sun came up, the route became drier and we rock climbed for 1,000 feet on granite that was at times impeccable and at times total choss. "
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