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Atomic Elbow Drop 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: ?
Season: all
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Submitted By: jcomp on Dec 3, 2007

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Description 

This is a variation of Atomic Knee Drop. To traverses off AKD using a finger crack and finishes an independent slab line to the top. Trad line. IDK who the FA was. Definitely a fun variation.

Location 

Climb first part of Atomic Knee Drop to the mini roof. Take the obvious finger crack right, traversing on small feet and hands/gear in finger crack. Traverse right to the big ledge. Step back left and take relatively blank slab to the top using the obvious black water streak for a good right hand or two. There is sketchy pro in a shallow crack on the slab a .75 cam worked nicely to protect the finishing move.

Protection 

Small gear, medium cam and anchor gear


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By Allen Corneau
From: Houston, TX
May 31, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

Nice route with some fun moves, but if you fall while leading the middle slabby section you will probably hit the Pile Driver ledge.

One should consider this a "no fall" zone until you get a piece in the black water-stained crack on the right.