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5.8 C 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Marcy Makarewicz, Geir Hundal, Doso
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Geir on Jul 17, 2010
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Marcy working the route ground up

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Description 

A moderate mixed line. Of note, Marcy drilled her first bolt from a hook placement while establishing this route ground up, so congrats to Marcy on a job well done. :)

Start at the left-leaning ramp near the right side of the wall. Head up and left about 30 feet to three bolts. The bolts lead up to a traverse that leads directly right. Finish at a rap anchor on a ledge directly above the start of the climb.


Location 

Start at the right facing, left leaning ramp near the right end of the wall.


Protection 

Singles to #2 Camalot, one #4 Camalot.



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Marcy just past the bolt she drilled from a hook.
Marcy just past the bolt she drilled from a hook.
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By Marcy
From: Tempe/Tuscon, AZ
Jul 18, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Name comes from the shape the route takes =)

By 1Eric Rhicard
Aug 5, 2010

More fun than I expected. I was surprised how far right I had to traverse to reach the anchors. It was a fun traverse and not hard.

By RyanJohnson
From: Tucson, Arizona
May 16, 2011

An interesting variation is to start on this route and right before the traverse right, head up and left and finish on Canadian Bacon. This variation makes for a 5.10 that gets progressively harder from bottom to top.

By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
May 27, 2011

Ryan,

That is where we originally wanted the route to go. When we did the FA and found that this ending was much harder than the rest of the route, we put in the "C" traverse.

By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Sep 3, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Sketchy-looking flake halfway up, hopefully a new trad leader doesn't put a cam behind there and fall...