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Angle of Attack 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Doug Cosby (1991)
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Submitted By: ---- on Apr 16, 2012

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Very hard and physical route

Description 

Think the routes on the D.C. Boulder are a joke because of their diminutive stature? Well There is nothing funny about Angle of Attack. This route, short and insecure, is raging with Napoleon complex. Its angry, really angry, and it will try to spit you off every chance it gets.

Travel up the 45 degree arete, slapping slopers with your left hand, heel hooking, and utilizing some nice pockets with your right hand. A technical and commiting crux awaits you just below the anchor. Take care in clipping the dicey third bolt.

It may be short, but its much more action packed than most 100' sport lines.


Location 

Left overhanging arete on the main face of the D.C. boulder

Protection 

4 bolts + anchor


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By David Barbour
From: Denver
Apr 13, 2014

Wow, this thing is wayyyy harder than All the Way Baby! A true arete climb that deserves more traffic than it gets.