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Big Man on Campus 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: T.R.? F.L. Travis
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Jul 6, 2007

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BMOC. Late Nov 2007


Not a standard route for the wall... as in not sustained. Well defined crux at the small roof (15 foot mark) featuring double, wide horizontal pinches and a stab to a decent hold. Great 5.11 climbing to the anchors.


Located 8 feet right of Pork Tornado


6 bolts, three bolt anchor with chains

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By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
Nov 16, 2007

Route leads really nicely with varied climbing and a powerful crux.
By Kris Gorny
Nov 27, 2007
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Very cool route with a tricky crux down low and solid and fun 11 climbing higher up. As high quality as Hawaiian Bill or Pork Tornado.
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Sep 8, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Great route Travis et al. Agree about the quality comparisons Gorny. Also thanks for the excavation to make the base flat, looks like a ton of work.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Sep 28, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a really fun route. Another great 5.12 for the Meader wall.

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