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Baby Doe 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Edward Jenner on Sep 14, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: Linda at the 2 bolt anchor.


This is the first bolted line left of Grave Line. If this was a North Table Mountain climb, it would probably get at least one star. However, considering the quality of the routes at Monitor Rock, I can't even recommend giving it a go. It's not dangerous, loose or poorly bolted, it's just not worth messing with, unless you can't lead sport 10a. If you really want to climb sub-10a sport, go to the Butt Wall where there are 2 5.9s and a 5.8 worth doing. The climb is often busy simply because it is easiest and only 5.8 sport climb on the main wall.


6 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Tristan leading Baby Doe.
Tristan leading Baby Doe.

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By Wendie
Jul 1, 2002

The only real warm-up at Monitor, but a great one! Good for beginning leaders, too, b/c it's well bolted.
By ClimbandMine
Oct 28, 2002

Did this back in August. It really is a good warm-up, and a decent route - deserves at least one star.
By DavidHH
From: Parker, Colorado
Jun 2, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I'm not sure about the 5.8 rating. Maybe 1 move of 8, maybe.

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