Gypsy Crag

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Gypsy Crag is on the main face Mt Everest.  It is located to the right of a point directly uphill of the Ostrich Egg and also to the right of a huge, hollow scoop in the main face.  (See photos on pages 66 and 71 for location.)  The crag consists of two triangular, red faces that are approached by scrambling up a slab.  The crag apparently has four routes, listed below from left to right, but further details are unavailable.
 
Gypsy Crag is on the main face Mt Everest.  It is located to the right of a point directly uphill of the Ostrich Egg and also to the right of a huge, hollow scoop in the main face.  (See photos on pages 66 and 71 for location.)  The crag consists of two triangular, red faces that are approached by scrambling up a slab.  The crag apparently has four routes, listed below from left to right, but further details are unavailable.
1. Love Me Gently (23) 9D
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== Overview ==
FA: Peter .Janschek (1996)
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[[File:Harrismith guide 21.jpg]]
2. Gypsy King (23) 11D
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FA: Peter Janschek and Egmont Goedeke (1996)
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3. Good Luck Mr Gorsky (22) 8D
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FA: Doug Ward (1997)
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4. Vanessa’s Route (20) 8D
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FA: Vanessa Lane (1997)
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Mt Everest from Ostrich Egg Parking Area
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*1.  Ostrich Egg Boulder
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*2.  Bonni Boulder
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*3.  Gypsy Crag
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*4.  Pocket City Face
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= Route List =
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|#
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|ROUTE NAME / AREA
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|GRADE
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|# BOLTS
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|RATING
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|BOLTING/OPENED INFO
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|DESCRIPTION
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|-
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|1.
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|Love Me Gently
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|(23)
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|9D
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|
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|FA: Peter .Janschek (1996)
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|
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|-
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|2.
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|Gypsy King
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|(23)
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|11D
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|
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|FA: Peter Janschek and Egmont Goedeke (1996)
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|
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|-
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|3.
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|Good Luck Mr Gorsky
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|(22)
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|8D
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|
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|FA: Doug Ward (1997)
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|
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|-
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|4.
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|Vanessa’s Route
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|(20)
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|8D
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|
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|FA: Vanessa Lane (1997)
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|
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|}
  
 
[[Category:Mount Everest]]
 
[[Category:Mount Everest]]

Latest revision as of 17:26, 9 February 2012

Gypsy Crag is on the main face Mt Everest. It is located to the right of a point directly uphill of the Ostrich Egg and also to the right of a huge, hollow scoop in the main face. (See photos on pages 66 and 71 for location.) The crag consists of two triangular, red faces that are approached by scrambling up a slab. The crag apparently has four routes, listed below from left to right, but further details are unavailable.

Overview

Harrismith guide 21.jpg

Mt Everest from Ostrich Egg Parking Area

  • 1. Ostrich Egg Boulder
  • 2. Bonni Boulder
  • 3. Gypsy Crag
  • 4. Pocket City Face

Route List

# ROUTE NAME / AREA GRADE # BOLTS RATING BOLTING/OPENED INFO DESCRIPTION
1. Love Me Gently (23) 9D FA: Peter .Janschek (1996)
2. Gypsy King (23) 11D FA: Peter Janschek and Egmont Goedeke (1996)
3. Good Luck Mr Gorsky (22) 8D FA: Doug Ward (1997)
4. Vanessa’s Route (20) 8D FA: Vanessa Lane (1997)
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