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Big Juan 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Eric Tipton, Kenn Kenaga & Pat Brennan, August 1999
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 26, 2013

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Description 

Striking and wide this is the kind of route you will either love or hate. Named for a massive burrito served at Sonora Cantina restaurant in Big Bear Lake.

Location 

Left side of the north face.

Protection 

Gear to 6", 2 bolt anchor


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By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
Aug 5, 2013

This is a very clean and striking crack. The lower portion seemed way hard if you don't stem. #5 C4 camelot is pretty tipped out in the narrowest part of the crack - next time I would just bring two #6 camelots. Bolts on top for belaying/TR and easy walk off.
By CAC
Aug 22, 2015

Big Juan is super fun, there are just enough features outside the crack to minimize the offwidthing if you are smart (which I wasn't). Can walk bomber #6 Friend from bottom to top, no need for any other gear if you are willing to walk the #6.
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