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Al's Diner 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Erik Leidecker, equipped by Alex McMeekin
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Submitted By: Jaren Watson on May 9, 2013  with updates from WAGbag

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Al's Diner

Description 

Easier climbing on bigger holds lead to a marginal rest, then the crux at mid height where you can get settled on the 'shocker monos' (index and pinky) or a double set of marginal crimps. Either way you have to make a BIG move to a nice pocket to clip (big for me at 5'8", -2). Find your way through a multitude of interesting holds and either escape right of the bolt line in easier, but harder to read grey rock, or use the nice pockets up the face for a little harder finish.

Location 

Just left of the cutoff stump and the start of Bean Fiddler, it skirts the right side of a wide blonde streak. This is the 7th route from the left.

Protection 

8 bolts to chain anchors.


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By peter heekin
Aug 15, 2013

Bolted by Alex McMeekin. F.A. by Erik Leidecker after Al had to quit climbing because of injury.