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Ambassadors of Funk 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 125'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Marty Lewis, Fred Berman, Todd Vogel, 3/92
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Submitted By: Bruce Willey on May 30, 2007

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Description 

For lack of a better comparison, this climb is like a long slow jam by Funkadelic, with the funk coming low and deep and keeping the groove all the way to the top.

Location 

Central Gorge Negress Wall

Protection 

11 bolts.


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By danielwhore
Nov 18, 2010

Sick route that goes on forever. Two awesome mini-roof bulges toward the top with good holds. Second bolt is tricky to clip if you are short and a fall onto that ledge could be kinda bad. Can't lower from the top anchors to the ground on a 70m rope - gotta lower to the 1st "anchor" (about 1/3rd of the way up the climb) and rappel from there back to the ground. Climber is out of sight after a few bolts and the river can make it a little hard to hear. Feels slightly run out but way worth it.. highly recommended.
By marc farra
Apr 6, 2013

Awsome route you can lower to the ground with a 70m rope barley my belayer had to untie the knot and I droped the last 2 feet to the ground.
By Evan Riley
From: San Francisco, CA
Dec 1, 2013

Linked with Sweet & Sour. A 70 got me to a ledge 8'off the ground.