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YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Bill Boyle
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Submitted By: Matt Weisman on Jul 31, 2007

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"49" - Good sustained pump! Overhung wal...


A great route, and one that actually holds the .12a rating.

Endurance is the name of the game; rest properly and you will send. The route stays fairly consistent the whole way; hold on.


to the right of lunchabes


10-12 draws

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By Rob Duncan
From: Salt Lake City
Aug 22, 2009

long! really good
By Rob Man
From: SLC UT
Jul 28, 2010

this is one of the best on the wall for sure and good at the grade!
By camhead
From: Vandalia, Appalachia
Jul 26, 2011

I think that this one "holds the 12a grade" because it used to be 12b! But seriously, it is quite a bit harder than Lunchables, Groundwork, Afterglow, etc.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jun 3, 2012
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Thought this route was technically easier than Zoaster, but perhaps a little more thuggy.
By BrianWS
Aug 2, 2012
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

Rests galore! Super fun moves on the giant cobbles about halfway up. On par with other Maple 12a's, but pretty soft by most standards.