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Baby Roof 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Alan Roberts, Pete Charkin & Bruce Howatt, 1985
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Submitted By: Dustysdawg on Jan 2, 2005

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You don't actually have to pull the roof, you just...


Really fun roof climb. The roof is probably more like a 5.6. The crack above the roof is about 5.4. The pro is excellent. I would recommend this for a new trad leader.


small cams to #2 and nuts. Gear anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: "Baby Roof". Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: "Baby Roof". Photo by Blitzo.
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By Drederek
Mar 8, 2005
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

A fun little climb with a misleading name. A good warmup for Baby Face, not the other way round, LOL.
By Ryan Kelly
From: work.
Oct 27, 2008
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

I don't see how this got two stars, it's 1 move. The downclimb is more difficult, and takes 3 times longer, then walking up the route. There are plenty of starred 5.7s at Jtree that are still interesting if that grade is easy for you, this is not one of them.

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