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Upper Dodge City
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African Queen 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: AJ Burch, David Evans
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: David Evans on Oct 17, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: The right end of the Upper Dodge City formation.

Description 

This route shares part of the first pitch of Canadian Driftwood (aka The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance). Diagonal up that route to a ledge where a sharply left leaning dihedral goes up to a horizontal crack at a roof. Lieback the crack (5.10), hand traverse left and enter a flare with a hand crack in back. A short distance above is a nice ledge on the left. Continue up the straight in crack passing a small awkward roof (5.9+) and on to the top.

Protection 

Standard rack to 3"


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By David Evans
Oct 20, 2004
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

You could belay right after the hand traverse as the rope drag after the hand traverse is BAD.
By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Oct 21, 2004

is this where you found the answer to the movie quiz question on Todds site de??? TMTSLV.........