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27 Years of Climbing 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Alex Yeakley
Season: year round
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Submitted By: russellHOBART on Mar 20, 2008

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Near the top of 27 Years of Climbing (5.8)

Description 

Great spicy climb for the beginning leader. Huge holds with great movements

Location 

Left side of corner

Protection 

7 bolts and anchors


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27 Years of Climbing
BETA PHOTO: 27 Years of Climbing
Pat near the top.
Pat near the top.
Over green hump and up
BETA PHOTO: Over green hump and up
Climber on 27 years.
Climber on 27 years.
Ditchin the rubber on a damp day
Ditchin the rubber on a damp day

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By BCA
From: michigan
Jun 24, 2010

pretty good climb. great stances while clipping. watch out for water seeping out of the rock right at the base of the climb. bring a rope bag or something to flake on.
By PTZ
From: Chicago/Colorado
Mar 2, 2011

Routes like this keep you coming back. Pure pleasure. Just fun stuff provided by nature and a guy with a hammerdrill.
By Isaac Levin
From: Clemson, SC
Mar 22, 2012

Such a relaxing climb. The bottom is pretty straight forward and can be a little boring. But, overall it is a very fun route.
By Ezekiel Thornton
From: Akron, Ohio
Jun 25, 2012

"Pretty good climb" "can be a little boring"

So critical that you don't realize what an amazing climb this is.
By BCA
From: michigan
Mar 11, 2013

so...when i said i thought it was a pretty good climb, i meant i thought it was a pretty good climb.
By TylerC
Apr 21, 2014

This is a great climb for anyone new to lead climbing. Clipping stance is excellent at almost every bolt, on a full foot ledge with jug holds through the entire route. Crux is possibly reaching the first bolt, or a pillar section with options for a lean-back accent on decent feet, or a compression ladder climb that requires more technique than strength. Clipping chains may be difficult for the shorter folk.