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AC Power 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Scott Ayers & Aaron Carter
Season: Morning Shade Until 2 PM
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Submitted By: Hendrixson on Apr 1, 2012

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Description 

Originally scoped by Aaron Carter this route was brought to completion with permission by Scott Ayers. The name is a tribute to Carter's energy and enthusiasm for the Homestead.

The route starts with four bolts of moderate climbing up a crack to a platform. Face climb on orange rock through improbable jugs. Trend left to a gray limestone prow that requires to stemming and deciphering to the chains.


Location 

Located immediately to the left of "One With Everything".

The route is just right of the terrace.


Protection 

14 or 16 bolts to leaver biners. A 60m rope may work but use care.



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By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Apr 23, 2012

If I am not mistaken. I got on this two weekends ago, and it seemed harder and long than what the info says. I used 16 draws and then made it to the anchors. Extension?

By 1Eric Rhicard
Apr 23, 2012

Hey Pat, was it the last route on the left of the main RR wall? Did it start in an orange corner with a crack flake that lead to the ledge? Did the move over the bulge just above the ledge seem hard and did you move hard left about 20 feet above that? Did you get into a shallow grey dihedral near the anchors? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might have done the route. If you answered yes to all of them, you definitely did the route. Seemed pretty hard to me too but I messed up the traverse to the left. I also screwed the OS by breaking a hold. Damn that rotten limestone.

By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 24, 2012

Perhaps I am off on the bolt count. The grade could easily be 11+. The route is certainly not a gimme.