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YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: James Loveridge
Season: Fall
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Submitted By: Shawn P. Tracy on Nov 26, 2007

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brandon at the redpoint crux.


(Equipped by J. Engel and M. Endrizzi) 15 feet left of "Compromises". This is an excellent route with the 2 cruxes: one at the very start and one at the very end. Crank up on small but good in-cuts to do a hand & foot match (yoga practitioners will find this easier than mostÂ…). Climb vertical rail feature to a whitish, slightly mungy section about halfway up. Move left and then up through large horizontal cracks to upper headwall. Hopefully, you've saved a little juice to pull through the last move crux using the pods and slots that take you to the top.


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Rock Climbing Photo: brandon just past the hard opening moves.
brandon just past the hard opening moves.
Rock Climbing Photo: Adoption
Rock Climbing Photo: Bottom of "Adoption"
Bottom of "Adoption"

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From: Duluth Mn
Sep 23, 2009
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A very fun route, I found the begining to be actually pretty easy. The crux for me was traversing left at the fourth bolt. The last cuple feet was tough also untill I found a key crimp hidden out right.
By Peter Dodge
From: Duluth, MN
Aug 7, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Both of these bolted routes on this wall are very fun. Very well bolted as well. I felt like some of the flakes on this one at the very start seemed on the verge of busting off.

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