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Bard S 
Left Wing of Smaug T,S 
Of Quartz It Goes S 
Orcrist T 


YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Pete DeLannoy & Paul Muehl 1983
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Submitted By: Brent Kertzman on Aug 31, 2012

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Jerry moves on up towards the false summit of Bard...


Not much to say other than if you're here this route is worth repeating. Climb a slightly rightward trending bolted face to a lesser summit on the Far Downs. Typical Needles crystal climbing.


The bolted face route located on the southwest end of the Far Downs.


Five Q.D.s, Bolted Anchor

Photos of Bard Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Jerry Wenginter warming up on Bard.
Jerry Wenginter warming up on Bard.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the rope on Bard
BETA PHOTO: Pulling the rope on Bard
Rock Climbing Photo: Michelle crushing Bard.
Michelle crushing Bard.

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By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Jul 11, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

if you're in the area on routes like left wing of smaug and of quartz then you should get on this one as well. pretty slabby but if you trust the feet you'll cruise through it.

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