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A Few Tense Moments 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Kemper Brightman on Jul 25, 2012

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Description 

A tricky boulder-problem start leads to thin face climbing above. The final moves surmount an exciting blocky overhang. The route is moderate 5.10 if the right arete is utilized for the middle portion (above the third bolt). A few more "tense moments" can be had by eschewing the arete and climbing straight up the thin crimpy face (5.11). This route is unusual for Spring Mountain in that it is easy to set up for a top-rope from above (without leading).

Location 

Start at left edge of small roof 20 ft. right of Jack and Jill

Protection 

9 bolts to quick-clip chains.


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